Arduino IDE Downloading, Installing, Running
In this post, we will see how to Download, Install and Run the Arduino IDE (IDE = Integrated Development Environment).
Arduino IDE is used for programming and to interface that program to any type of Arduino’s microcontroller development board.
Step 1: Type Arduino in the search bar of your browser
Step 2: Click the option ‘Arduino – Software’ from the list
(Direct Link: https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software)
Step 3: According to your OS select one of the options from the list provided
Step 4: Click on ‘Just download’ to download the software, if you also want to contribute something to Arduino you can go with ‘Contribute & Download’
Step 5: Now your software will start downloading
Step 1: Click on the downloaded link to run the software
Step 2: Press ‘yes’ to start installing
Step 3: Click on ‘I Agree’ to accept the Terms and Conditions of the company
Step 4: Select the components you want to install and press ‘Next’
Step 5: Select the Destination Folder where you want to install the software and press ‘Install’
Step 6: Now the installation procedure starts
Step 7: Now a pop-up appears to inform you, to install the ‘Arduino USB Driver’…..Press ‘Install’ here
Step 8: Now the installation procedure will be completed successfully
Step 1: Open the Arduino IDE by clicking the shortcut option from desktop or from the programs list in start option
Step 2: Now opening of Software starts and this will take a few seconds to open completely
Step 3: You will see an editor with ‘void main’ and ‘void loop’ functions at starting… now you can proceed with your exciting work with Arduino IDE.
That’s all with this post… we will come with How to program? What are the different menus in the software? How to compile and run the program? and much more in next coming posts.
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See you again in the next post bye..