But what about the code?How do you output the information to the shift register?Do you run a "For" Loop where the output is 0, 1,1, 0, 0, 0, 0, etc.
Google "Sparkfun Inventor's Guide", look at Circuit 5 (CIRC-5) and compare with Circuit 2. It makes it quite clear and you can also download the commented code.
I want to make a Knight Rider Larson Scanner eventually in my Arduino career...
You look too young to be watching Knight Rider