Getting Started

Getting started with Arduino

  • It is highly recommended that you install the compiler software on a laptop

Arduino Uno Pin Layout Geography of the Uno board; which pins do what

10 Ways to Destroy an Arduino Some common user errors, or... what NOT to do

Background Reference on the Arduino

The Essence of Good Programming Practices by Nathan Delson

The Arduino Language Reference

Some people have mentioned that they disliked the new color scheme used in Arduino 1.0. I disliked it myself so if you would like a nice blue theme, backup the <arduino dir>/lib/theme folder then unzip this to <arduino dir>/lib folder overwriting all files. Enjoy the new look!