Okay, I apologise in advance. This is probably in the wrong place and all wrong in general. But I have no idea how to get going with this :confused:
I have an Arduino Uno. What I want to do is write a program on my computer in Python which, given some inputs, will send some data to the Uno via a USB cable connected at one end to my computer, and at the other to pins 0 and 1 on the Uno.
I want to use Python, as I'm getting the data from web APIs, processing it, and then I want the Uno to do stuff based on the output from the API.
I can (probably) sort the Python bit myself, as I have a lot of experience with it.
Please try not to laugh or shout as this is a bit crude, but I was thinking of just cutting open an old USB cable, and plugging the D+ and D- into pins 0 and 1, send some data as see what happens.
However, after having a look around, I found this post and am now confused if I need one of those things there?
This doesn't seem that tricky to do, but I'm struggling with it....