ESP8266 Thing Hookup Guide
An overview of SparkFun's ESP8266 Thing - a development board for the Internet of...Things. This tutorial explains the circuitry driving the board, and how to get it up and running in an Arduino environment.
MicroSD Shield and SD Breakout Hookup Guide
Adding external storage in the form of an SD or microSD card can be a great addition to any project. Learn how in this hookup guide for the microSD shield and SD breakout boards.
Spectrum Shield Hookup Guide
Want your project to react to music? Then the SparkFun Spectrum Shield is the product for you! Get going in no time with this Hookup Guide.
This tutorial shows users how to solder their SXSW 2015 SparkFun badges as well as put them to use in other projects.
SparkFun Inventor's Kit for RedBot
This Experiment Guide offers nine experiments to get you started with the SparkFun RedBot. This guide is designed for those familiar with our SparkFun Inventors Kit and want to take their robotics knowledge to the next level.
Alphanumeric GPS Wall Clock
This is a GPS controlled clock - a clock you truly never have to set! Using GPS and some formulas, we figure out what day of the week and if we are in or out of daylight savings time.
Edison Getting Started Guide
An introduction to the Intel® Edison. Then a quick walk through on interacting with the console, connecting to WiFi, and doing...stuff.
SIK Experiment Guide for Arduino - V3.2
The SparkFun Inventor's Guide is your map for navigating the waters of beginning embedded electronics. This guide contains all the information you will need to explore the 16 circuits of the SparkFun Inventor's Kit, 16 circuits of the SparkFun Arduino Kit, 8 circuits of the RedBoard Starter Kit.
FTDI SmartBasic Hookup Guide
How to use an FTDI SmartBasic Board to program an Arduino and access another serial device over the hardware serial port, without unplugging anything!
Galileo Experiment Guide
Learn how to work with the Galileo with this Awesome experiment guide! Follow 16 experiments to become a Galileo all-star.
Using AT&T's M2X With the CC3000
A set of tutorials and examples to show how to connect an Arduino and CC3000 to AT&T's M2X data streams. We show how to post, fetch, and delete data. The final lesson is controlling an LED from an M2X stream.
RedBot Assembly Guide Rev 02
Assembly Guide for the RedBot Kit. This tutorial includes extra parts to follow to go along with the RedBot Inventor's Kit tutorial.
Installing a Bootloader on the MicroView
Fix your bootloader-less MicroView! This tutorial covers how to: disassemble the MicroView, wire it up to an assortment of programmers, program the bootloader, and test it out.
RGB Panel Jumbotron
This tutorial will show you how to combine a webcam, a 32x32 RGB LED panel, and a Teensy 3.1 to stream video from the webcam, pixelate it, and display it on the LED panel - LIVE.
Digital Sandbox Experiment Guide
Your guide to the Digital Sandbox! 16+ experiments that, using a graphical programming language, teach you to blink LEDs, monitor microphones, read temperature, and much more.
Alternative Arduino Interfaces
We admit the Arduino IDE isn't for everyone. Here are some other options for programming your Arduino boards, including web interfaces and graphical programming languages.