I was bored this Wednesday when I remembered that Arduino launched their first certification, called the “Arduino Fundamentals Certificate.” With my recent bid to become Co-President of the Inver Hills Engineering Club and my experience using Arduino since Christmas 2011, I didn’t think I would have much difficulty passing. Also, it was only $30 and perhaps my Engineering teacher would be interested. If not, at least I have another certificate on my wall.
I passed. 91/100. It wasn’t terribly difficult, but there were definitely still a few things in there that forced me to think. In particular, what does a
digitalWrite(13, LOW) actually do? And of course, some circuit diagrams to interpret, which were pretty fun. Overall, it won’t get me a job, but it was fun to try and it never expires.