Installing the library

The first step is to get the library that will handle the REST calls, which is called aREST. It is hosted on GitHub and you can visit the page at the following link:
To install the library, you can simply clone the repository in the /libraries folder of your Arduino folder. Or you can also download the repository as a ZIP file and extract it in the /libraries folder.

Please note that the library also requires some other libraries to function properly, like the library for the CC3000 WiFi chip. You can find all the links inside the README file of the library.

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This guide was first published on Apr 17, 2014. It was last updated on Apr 17, 2014. This page (Installing the library) was last updated on Sep 21, 2019.