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Christmas Light Blinker Teaches Arduino Basics

If you’re looking for a super simple project to get started with Arduino programming, this DIY blinking Christmas Tree blinker is a great first-timer’s project.

As part of the Arduino series at MakeUseOf they’ve put together a simple tutorial on programming an Arduino board to control a little LED Christmas tree. It’s a festive take on a simple programming project and a great way to get your feet wet playing with the Arduino board and some LEDs. Hit up the link below for more information.

An Arduino Project To Make Flashy Christmas Light Ornaments [MakeUseOf]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 12/12/11

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