About this Event
This class is designed for the total beginner in programming and electronics. If you work with Arduinos and example programs but want to get Back to the Basics of Programming, this is also for you. Fifteen Click-n-Run demo programs will be explained to reinforce the descriptions. All parts are furnished except your notebook PC.
- What is an Arduino and what can you do with it?
- Arduino IDE and library installation.
- Learn about the required structure of all programs.
- What are variables and why are they needed?
- Several basic commands including calculation, for loops, if and print statements will be covered.
- Guidance on learning how to understand advanced programs.
- How to locate and adapt internet examples to your requirements.
You will leave class with knowledge, documentation, parts list and programs to acquire parts, repeat and expand the lab exercises at home.
This is the latest addition to Nick and Brady's "Arduino: All Parts Furnished" series. All classes in the series are free, open to non members, ideal for beginners in programming/electronics and all parts except your notebook are furnished. Check the Event Calendar for schedule. Other classes include:
- Arduino: Sensors for Fun and Non Profit
- Arduino, Raspberry Pi: Using I2C LCD Displays
- Arduino: Controlling the Wild RGB LED Strips!
- Arduino: Blynk into the Internet of Things!
- Arduino: Wireless Communication with the NRF24L01 Transceiver
- Arduino: Exploring the Mighty ATtiny85
My DMS username: bpamplin
Special Considerations and Warnings
All parts are furnished except your notebook PC with a USB port. If you have a new thin notebook without a USB port, you should also bring a USB dongle.
Please install the Arduino IDE before class.
Apple MacOS tend to be a problem with the Arduino IDE. Please install the latest FTDI drivers.