Newbie to the Arduino world needing guidance


I am here because I have no knowledge about programming LED lights or how to use an Arduino. What I would like to do is essentially program my own LED light show. I recently purchased a 16ft LED strip ( off of Amazon. If someone can help me through this telling me what I need to buy to get started I would greatly appreciate it.


Well hello, welcome to the forums!

I really don't understand what you want to do. If you want just to blink the strip of leds, here is some cool tutorials:

Just search youtube and the interwebs to find stuff. :)

( If you just want to blink some leds, just use the blink example)