The easiest way for people who have used an Arduino and Raspberry-Pi and wish to take their projects further is to use a Dock. In Arduino terms, a Dock is a type of Shield, that sits on the processor board to provide some type of function. For, the function is to map the I-O pins into the arrangement that makes them more useable. provides Docks for several different popular platforms. So that you can plug in embedded peripherals straight into the processor and start working.

The Arduino Dock


The dock for the Arduino is the starting point for many users. It has the Analog and Digital ports seperated so that you can plug in peripherals and have many configurations up and working in seconds rather than days or weeks.

With this Dock, you can download and run many sketches without having to go through the tedious process of wiring connections up.

Using the Docks

The Docks contain all the commonly used functions such as Analog/Digital/Serial/I2C/SPI conveniently broken out to 5-Pin connectors.

All you have to do is plug in the Tabs into the appropriate connector and start using the software to get your project up and running.