Every aspiring electrical engineer quickly figures out that a fast and easy way to get boards and wires connected is to use header. We like to keep a couple different kinds of sticks of header around but the first one you’ll want to get plenty of is the male 0.1″ ‘breakaway’ type. You can easily break off pieces to fit whatever you’re working on. We suggest having at least 10 sticks of single row, 36 or 40 pin header around.
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