Tutorial 1: Install Arduino IDE in Windows 7

Gday project-teers and welcome to my first tutorial, which covers installing the Arduino IDE required to program the Arduino and clone boards easily. I will be covering the use of the IDE in a lot more detail in further projects and tutorials.

The first thing we need to do is to download the IDE. So head over to http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Software and download the IDE software from the “Download the Arduino IDE” section. Note there are 2 versions, one that can be used online and we will use the offline version which will need installing.

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The type of projects I intend to do will mainly be around micro controllers. Primarily the Arduino Uno/Nano, ATtiny85 and my favorite the ESP8266.