Software Set Up Instructions

Before your computer can send coding instructions to your microcontroller you will have to install the appropriate driver and Integrated Development Environment (IDE).

Download installation software for your operating system below.

Note: If you own an invention lab, you can find these files and more on the USB thumb drive that came with your lab.

Code From The Project Guide

Inventing With Electronics For Beginners comes with a 62-page full-color spiral-bound project guide.

Code and other supporting documents for these projects can be downloaded from our GitHub Page.

Programming Reference

If you are new to programming, diving into code can be an intimidating prospect. Don't let it be!

Here is an excellent programming reference guide from the Arduino website that can help you along the way.

As you move forward, keep these words of the brilliant inventor and early computer scientist Grace Hopper, in mind:

" A ship in port is safe. But that's not what ships are built for."

- Grace Hopper

Launcher Assembly Manual

Start assembling your airplane launcher with this instructional video and illustrated guide

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