How to Use Arduino IDE?

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In this blog, We are going to learn the basics of Arduino IDE (Integrated Development Environment).

The Arduino Integrated Development Environment is the primary text editing software used to program Arduino. The Integrated Development Environment effectively converts your logic and compiles them into code that Arduino can understand.  If your Arduino code has been compiled it is then added to the memory of the board.

The requirement for Arduino IDE

  • Arduino Uno
  • USB B Cable
  • Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Mac, or Linux OS
  • Arduino Integrated Development Environment
  • About 20 minutes

You have to first download the Arduino IDE https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software. And then install smoothly.

Now start developing something and become friendly to this new environment

Arduino IDE

 

IDE

Menu Bar in Arduino IDE

  • File
  • Edit
  • Sketch
  • Tools
  • Help

Arduino IDE Menu Bar

 

Arduino IDE Menu Bar

Programming in Arduino

  • Press CTRL+N for a new page
  • Staring writing code in the void setup(). To know how to write code in this { }click here LED blinking program for Arduino UNO
  • After writing code in the setup function then comes to the Loop section().
  • After putting all the logic in the Ide then you would have to save the program for saving the program press ctrl+S
  • For checking the logic and syntax of your program you have to compile the program. For compiling comes to the sketch section which is placed in the menu bar the comes to the compile and verify section.
  • After successful compilation now its time to upload the program

Conclusion

For several reasons, the Arduino is a strong prototyping instrument, including its lack of a dedicated programmer, its large variety of libraries available, and the simplicity of its Integrated Development Environment.

In this project, though we only have a light to blink, you can expect much more in the future.

Try to interface with screens, take measurements, chat on the internet, and maybe even work with AI! https://www.tinkercad.com/things/76XzkWzH46F

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