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Beginning Arduino, Second Edition by Michael McRoberts

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CHAPTER 1

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Getting Started

Since the Arduino Project started in 2005, over 500,000 boards have been sold worldwide to date. The number of unofficial clone boards sold no doubt outweighs the number of official boards, and it’s likely that over a million Arduino boards or its variants are out in the wild. Its popularity is ever increasing as more and more people realize the amazing potential of this incredible open source project and its ability to create cool projects quickly and easily with a relatively shallow learning curve.

The biggest advantage of the Arduino over other microcontroller development platforms is the ease of use in which non-“techie” ...

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