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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 09, 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 07, 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 Michael M

Nov 11, 2018

Good introduction to communications and debugging for Arduino.

By Gopalam M P P

Nov 13, 2018

Really easy to understand and catch up from a very basic level.

By Antonio C

Jan 18, 2019

Great course! The instructor is very good and the informations are passed precisely.

By Ravi S M

Jan 19, 2019

nice

By Muhammad A S

Jan 08, 2019

Good initiative by Coursera to educate commnity.

By akib i

Jan 12, 2019

really helpful

By Sarvatra V S

Jan 12, 2019

This course gives pretty good introduction about Arduino and C programming

By Boopathi S

Jan 24, 2019

easy to learn

By Viman S R

Feb 06, 2019

Great ! Like in a real lecture. Anyone can learn from this course without a problem. like real lecture this has pop up question middle of the video and readings too. Nice

By Shubham C

Feb 10, 2019

The contents and the instructor both where a pleasure to learn with.

By Alexandros P

Feb 11, 2019

Really enjoyable and clear. Many thanks and congratulations to professor Ian G. Harris for his exemplary work of explaining the topics!!

By Dheeraj K

Feb 12, 2019

Professor Ian g. Harris you are great,so great

By Nisha

Feb 17, 2019

very nice course

By RISHABH S

Feb 24, 2019

Good course and instructor.

By Fernando H U

Feb 25, 2019

Another great course of the IOT specialization.

By Vivek K

Feb 25, 2019

Great learning for beginners

By Rohan P

Feb 26, 2019

nice learning

By Alanwoko O

Mar 01, 2019

This is a very good course, I learnt a lot from the tutor and was able to engage myself with practical and hands-on knowledge of the arduino

By Jyoti T

Mar 18, 2019

This course helped me to learn the basics of my career which i was lacking last 2.5 years.

By Ashutosh V S

Jan 13, 2019

The course was really effective and interesting basics ,I am glad that I choose it. Thank you coursers.

By Agung E

Dec 27, 2018

Nice explanations from the instructor

By Pavanreddy B

Dec 15, 2018

Usefull

By YUGANDHAR M

Dec 15, 2018

Giod

By Nada a a

Dec 30, 2018

amazing!!

By Mahrukh W

Dec 30, 2018

bestest