Introduction. 1. Meet the Family. 2. The Tools of the Trade. 3. From Idea to Project. 4. A Guided Tour of Your New Arduino. 5.To Cookbook or Not to Cookbook. 6.How to Read Specification Sheets. 7. Input and Output. 8.Programming Environments. 9.Writing the Code. 10.Downloading Your Program. 11. Debugging. 12.Bragging Rights and Pleas for Help. 13. Expanding Your Horizons with Shields. 14. Application Ideas. Appendix A - Programming Reference. Appendix B - Where to Buy. Appendix C - Project Ideas. Appendix D - Specification Sheet.
Robert W. Patterson graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1985. After graduation, he designed and built complex circuit cards for the defense industry. Later, Robert advanced into systems design and troubleshooting. In 2010 he discovered the Arduino world and became an active member of the forum. He also designed his own version of the Arduino, the "Robertuino," or "Bobuino" to its friends.Kathleen M. Patterson graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1986 and from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1994. After graduation from Rensselaer, she started in the defense industry. Kathy moved on to the commercial world to design telecommunications and networking equipment. In her spare time, she works with middle school students to build robots.