The Arduino platform is the most popular platform for makers.
The MSP430 is a low power microntroller family from Texas Instruments. The minimal kit costs 10$, including direct shipping to your doorstep ! Excellent to start making things yourself.
Energia (http://energia.nu/) makes it as simple to program the MSP430 to do your bidding — similar to Arduino!
In this session, we will learn basics of working with microcontrollers – blinking LEDs, working with sensors. Nothing fancy.
Session difficulty level: Intro/101
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