The first thing you'll want to do is update the firmware on the Galileo. To do this, select Help | Galileo Firmware Update, as shown in the following screenshot:
Having the latest firmware is always a good idea; you might want to repeat this step every week or so just to make sure you have the latest.
Now that your board is connected and you are running the latest firmware, you can open and upload a simple example file. It is called the blink application. It has already been written for you, so you won't need to do any coding.
To get the blink application, perform the following steps: ...