This is instructable for how to get started with PICAXE 08M microcontroller.
To get started, you need:
- 08M Protoboard or same kind of board (Can be homemade)
- A LED
- AXE027 USB Cable
- 3V Power supply
Step 1: Connect the Led to Pin 4
Just connect cathode lead to Ground, and anode lead to pin 4 of the microcontroller like this: