Atmel’s AVA v/s Arduino – Which is better? Embedded Programming has gone through a sea change the past few years. Now it’s the engineer’s new playground for experimenting on his electronic curiosity. Most of the electronic enthusiasts have a variety of microcontrollers to program like Arduino, Atmel’s AVR , Raspberry Pi , PIC etc. of which Arduino and AVR are the most popular choice. Discuss one query related to the choice of microcontrollers – Which out of Arduino or AVR is better — and why.