ftDuino - Arduino for fischertechnik
A detailed description can be found in the german manual.
A previously installed arduino IDE is required. If it's not yet install then it can be downloaded and installed from the Arduino website.
In the preferences of the arduino IDE the URL
needs to be configured as depicted below:
Afterwards the ftDuino shows up in the board manager. A click on "install" will include the ftDuino support into the arduino IDE.
After successful installation the ftDuino board can be selected. If everything is setup correctly then the ftDuino examples will now show up in the IDE. They can directly be opened and be downloaded onto the ftDuino.
Windows 10, Linux and MacOS already include the matching drivers and the ftDuino can be used immediately. Windows 7 needs the installation of an INF file.
Purchase your own ftDuino