Chapter 1 (1st Edition)

If you are looking for the Chapter 1 content for the 2nd Edition of Exploring Arduino, please click here.

Getting Up and Blinking with the Arduino

Chapter 1 is available as a free PDF Download to help you decide if you’d like to purchase the entire book.

Parts List


Download Code (1st Edition, Chapter 1)
(Also available on GitHub)

This chapter only uses the Blink example built into the Arduino IDE.  Instead of downloading the code, you can also access it by navigating to File > Examples > Basic, and clicking the “Blink” program within the Arduino IDE.

Useful Links


Follow along with this video during the chapter, for an introduction to the Arduino platform: