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Program Your micro:bit Using Arduino IDE


If you’re Arduino user and want to try micro:bit, you can program your micro:bit using Arduino IDE. In this tutorial, I will share with how to setup and program your micro:bit using Arduino IDE.


This video shows how to program your micro:bit using Arduino IDE

Hardware Preparation

This is the list of items used in the video.

Sample Code

micro:bit board json link


You can use following code for controlling LED and read push button status (basic lesson).

Thank You


  1. Nordic Semiconductor nRF5 Boards by Sandeep Mistry
  2. Adafruit – micro:bit with Arduino

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