Overview

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect a push button switch to a BeagleBone Black and have it display a message when the button is pressed.
Because the BBB runs Linux, there are many ways in which it can be programmed. In this tutorial we show how to use an input pin using Python.
This guide was first published on Jul 30, 2013. It was last updated on Sep 24, 2018. This page (Overview) was last updated on May 04, 2015.