So you’ve accomplished the iconic “Hello, World!”, but what about the hardware version?

Arduino is an extremely useful electronics platform which uses both hardware and software to create interactive projects and devices. It is ideal for makers! Arduino boards, including the common Arduino Uno, are used to read inputs and turn them into outputs. In this video, you’ll learn about what the Arduino Uno is, its parts, and how to make the on-board LED blink. This blinking LED is the “Hello World!” of Arduino!

Learn more about Arduino here:

Here are some Arduinos you can buy:
-Official Arduino Uno:
-Micro Center version (alternative):
-Arduino Uno REV 2 (came out after this video):
-There are many more knockoffs and alternatives; just be cautious of sketchy ones


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