In this section, we’ll start with the basics of electronics, hardware and introduce the Particle platform.
By the end of this section, you’ll find the first set of guides and tutorials to help you build your first internet appliance - a connected light!
If you’ve never worked with electronics before, there’s two things you should really read first.
Sparkfun’s ‘What is a Circuit?’ is a great guide to the basics of electronics, circuity and the underlying concepts.
Setting up your Photon Microcontroller incl. getting it on the CMU Network!
Tips and Troubleshooting- look here if you’re stuck!
Find out more about programming a Photon
If you’re new to programming or even a pro, taking a look at the language references for programming particles can be really helpful: explore the Particle Language Reference
Table of contents
- What is the Particle Platform and what does it do?
- Understanding your Argon
- Look to the Particle Community