November 26, 2012

Program Arduino via Visual Studio

 If you find the Microsoft Visual Studio development environment comfortable, you now have another way to program your Arduino boards. The "Visual Micro" plug-in for Visual Studio is now available and claims to provide 100% compatibility with Arduino IDE versions 0023 through to 1.0.2. Visually (!) it's an appealing IDE and also allows for some debugging - with a beta update you can alter Arduino variables  during operation. Interesting.

So if you enjoy Microsoft IDEs click here to get started. And for more, we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well. 

If you're new to Arduino, the first step is a solid board for your projects - our Freetronics Eleven - the Arduino-Uno compatible with low-profile USB socket, onboard prototyping space and easy to view LEDs:

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