Install Software (Codebender)

It's possible to use a Chromebook/ChromeOS for programming Arduino. The good news is that you don't need to install any software. Instead you will register and use which is an online version of the Arduino software. We'll still primarily have examples that use the desktop version because it's a little more powerful and is the latest and greatest but codebender does 95% of what the desktop version does and its free too!

Visit to register an account

Go through their walkthrough setup procedure and install the Chrome Plugin

When you get to this step, select Arduino UNO

And in the next step, your Serial port:

If you're using Windows or Mac you may still need to install drivers so be sure to do that in case the serial port doesnt appear

Last updated on Jul 18, 2016 Published on Jul 14, 2016