Arduino board received

Just received my Arduino board and downloading the software. Really looking forward to playing with Adobe Flash and external devices. Triggering an electronic cat and motion sensors. I’ll post some pictures or video as it happens.

LED lights up

LED lights up

I’ve started working through the set-up and experiments in a great book “Getting started with Arduino” thoroughly recommend it. The programming language, at this early stage, is structured in a similar way to ActionScript for Flash which is very reassuring for me.

This video covers getting Flash and the Arduino board to talk to each other. I’ll let you know how easy it is to get up and running with an Arduino Uno board on a Mac OSX 10.6 and Adobe Flash CS5…

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