One of the first programs you typically write to get used to embedded programming is a sketch that repeatably blinks an LED. IoT projects are wireless, so after completing this section, you'll be able to turn on (or off) the LED built into your board from anywhere in the world.
On the device page, click the New Component (or "+") button to open the component picker.
Search for the component name by entering
LED into the text box on the component picker, the list of components should update as soon as you stop typing.
WipperSnapper supports such a large number of components we added filtering!
Try searching for various keywords, like:
- component names:
- sensor types:
pin, etc (also I2C addresses e.g.
We’ve also added product and documentation links to every component, follow the links beneath the component descriptions to be taken to the appropriate product page or Learn-Guide
On the Create LED Component form, the board's LED pin is pre-selected.
Click Create Component.
Behind the scenes, Adafruit IO sends send a command to your board running WipperSnapper telling it to configure "LED Pin" as a digital output.
Your board's page on Adafruit IO shows a new LED component.
On the board page, toggle the LED component by clicking the toggle switch. This should turn your board's built-in LED on or off.