Strange scrolling text


Pardon the mess, but my problem is that even after I upload a Hello World test, blank text boxes flash and then a scrolling animation appears. Any suggestions as to how get past? I'm greatly interested in learning.

It's a mess. We need to be able to unambiguously follow each wire from one end to the other. This isn't possible when the wires are the same color and are twisted together.

You haven't posted your code but my crystal ball suggests that you might be trying to write your text in loop() rather than in setup().

Your soldering looks like it could use some improvement. Check this out --> Common Soldering Problems | Adafruit Guide To Excellent Soldering | Adafruit Learning System