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About the Course

The Arduino is an open-source computer hardware/software platform for building digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control the physical world around them. In this class you will learn how the Arduino platform works in terms of the physical board and libraries and the IDE (integrated development environment). You will also learn about shields, which are smaller boards that plug into the main Arduino board to perform other functions such as sensing light, heat, GPS tracking, or providing a user interface display. The course will also cover programming the Arduino using C code and accessing the pins on the board via the software to control external devices. Please note that this course does not include discussion forums. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Outline the composition of the Arduino development board 2. Describe what it means to program the board's firmware 3. Read board schematics 4. Install Arduino IDE 5. Describe what "shields" are and how they are used 6. Specify the role of libraries in the use of shields 7. Compile and run a program 8. Name C Variables and Types 9. Name common C operators 10. Use conditionals and loops 11. Explain functions, their definition and invocation 12. Explain the implications of global variables 13. Undertake the Arduino build process 14. Describe the role of the tools behind the IDE 15. Describe how to invoke functions in classes 16. Explain the structure of an Arduino sketch 17. Access the pins of the Arduino 18. Differentiate between digital and analog pin 19. Debug embedded software 20. Explain the importance of controllability and observability in the debugging process 21. Describe common debugging architectures for embedded systems 22. Explain how the UART Serial communication protocol works 23. Describe how the Arduino Serial library performs serial communication...

Top reviews

MR
Aug 8, 2016

A very good course to teach you the basics of Arduino platform and IDE. It'll help you get started on how to code your programs and lets you build up on it. I'd definitely recommend for a beginner.

MK
Aug 6, 2017

very good course to have basic understanding of C programming software , Arduino software which is explained in a very simple language where i was finding difficult before attending this course

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By Hossam M A

Jul 13, 2017

Very good course, but I think more coding will be better.

By Deleted A

Mar 4, 2017

It gives you all the necessary details regarding Arduino.

By med a g

Apr 8, 2020

good course i understand some basic knowledge in arduino

By Aman U

Oct 19, 2017

It's very good course but lacks in hand to hand teaching

By BALLA L K

May 8, 2018

nice videos,i understand the basics of arduino so much.

By Bogdan A

Jul 14, 2016

really good introduction course to the Arduino platform

By Bram D

Oct 30, 2016

Very enthousiastic teacher and very clear instructions

By hanane o

May 23, 2020

it was enjoyable and i get lot of new informations

By Deepak T L N M

Aug 15, 2020

Nice start for those looking to dive into Arduino

By Joseph F

Aug 8, 2020

I like professor Harris and his lecturing style.

By GAURAV S

May 3, 2018

Its a good course for a beginner. I loved it !!!

By Mithun S

Aug 15, 2020

Practical demonstration would have been better!

By Satyam G

Aug 7, 2016

Good programme for beginners, very resourceful.

By Neha S M

Apr 21, 2020

The course is really helpful for any beginner.

By Ashutosh M

Aug 3, 2018

Its very helpful i am thank's a lot for This .

By RUBEN H

May 9, 2017

Very good beginners intro to arduino platform.

By Natalia J C

Mar 4, 2017

Good for understanding the basic of an Arduino

By Prachitesh P

Jun 4, 2018

Good for learning basics of Arduino Platform.

By Christian N

Nov 21, 2017

Good basic knowledge about the Arduino board.

By Minh D

Jun 6, 2017

Simple stuffs, beginner preferred! Thank you.

By Carole

Nov 28, 2015

Very good professor, good course for a start.

By NAITEEK M

May 25, 2020

nice course. but its not much about arduino.

By K M R

May 22, 2019

Crash Course on basic Arduino and elctronics

By Stefano N

Jan 19, 2017

Good introduction to the topic for beginners

By S A

Jun 23, 2020

Good Course to build C rogramming Knowledge