Are you brand new to Arduino? Just put your hands on a new Arduino product? If so, this course is for you. This course is a great overview of Arduino and provides step-by-step instructions to get you started with Arduino right away, so you can focus your time on creating incredible things. In this course you will learn the fundamentals of Arduino. We’ll go over an Arduino board and check out some of the basic components. You will learn about push buttons and LED for digital input and output, wire them up, and make them talk to the software. This course covers the basic features of an Arduino board, equipping beginners with the knowledge they need to start programming their own projects. We’ll go over fundamental concepts, such as how to set up the Arduino board with the Arduino IDE. We’ll get into some of the key elements of the Arduino hardware and software, and the concepts behind them. You will also learn how to wire up an LED to your Arduino board and write a program to blink the LED lights. In addition, we go over pushbuttons, explaining why they are considered inputs to the Arduino board, as well as how to activate an LED with a pushbutton. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to use Arduino for simple interactive projects and be ready to jump into more advanced topics.