connecting push buttons with arduino..

I want to make a manually controlled robot with push buttons and a pot to control the the dc motors using L293D and arduino.. How to connect the push buttons with arduino....?? I have no idea!!! plz help...

Have a look at some of the examples in the IDE, and also some of the tutorials at the Playground

How to connect the push buttons with arduino....?? I have no idea!!!

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=arduino+switches+tutorial

http://www.ladyada.net/learn/arduino/lesson5.html