Arduino IDE installation

The open-source Arduino Software (IDE) makes it easy to write code and upload it to the board. This software can be used with any Arduino board. The Arduino IDE can be used on Windows, Linux (both 32 and 64 bits), and Mac OS X. we’re ready to download the free software known as the IDE.

You can find the latest version of this software on the Arduino IDE download page.

To install the software, you will need to click on the link that corresponds with your computer’s operating system.

Once the software has been installed on your computer, go ahead and open it up. This is the Arduino IDE and is the place where all the programming will happen.

Take some time to look around and get comfortable with it.


Connect Your Arduino Uno

At this point you are ready to connect your Arduino to your computer.  Plug one end of the USB cable to the Arduino Uno and then the other end of the USB to your computer’s USB port.

Once the board is connected, you will need to go to Tools then Board then finally select Arduino Uno.


Next, you have to tell the Arduino which port you are using on your computer.