Artoo Adaptor For Beaglebone

This repository contains the Artoo ( adaptor for the Beaglebone Black.

Artoo is a open source micro-framework for robotics using Ruby.

For more information about Artoo, check out our repo at

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gem install artoo-beaglebone


require 'artoo'

connection :beaglebone, :adaptor => :beaglebone
device :led, :driver => :led, :pin => :P9_12

work do
  every 1.second do
    led.on? ? : led.on

Getting Started

The fastest way to get started with your Beaglebone Black is to use our provided image


Check out our documentation for lots of information about how to use Artoo.


Need more help? Just want to say "Hello"? Come visit us on IRC freenode #artoo


  • All patches must be provided under the Apache 2.0 License
  • Please use the -s option in git to "sign off" that the commit is your work and you are providing it under the Apache 2.0 License
  • Submit a Github Pull Request to the appropriate branch and ideally discuss the changes with us in IRC.
  • We will look at the patch, test it out, and give you feedback.
  • Avoid doing minor whitespace changes, renamings, etc. along with merged content. These will be done by the maintainers from time to time but they can complicate merges and should be done seperately.
  • Take care to maintain the existing coding style.
  • Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality.
  • All pull requests should be "fast forward"
    • If there are commits after yours use “git rebase -i
    • If you have local changes you may need to use “git stash”
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