This kind of board works best with a target-powering programmers such as an STK500 (or dragon) or a USBtinyISP.
For software we use AVRDUDE with a Makefile so we can just type in "make program" or "make full" or simply a command like above and then watch it go. For the next chip, press the Up Arrow to re-run the last command. Zoom!
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