Blinking LED on MSP430 LaunchPad- Just in Time for Halloween

Blinking your LED on the MSP430 LaunchPad
(Onboard and then with a breadboard)
Level: Beginner

What you will need:

Material QTY
1 MSP-EXP430G2 Board + the USB Cable Buy Here 1
Computer running version of Energia (to install go here): 1
Breadboard (2 x3 ) or larger like this one 1
5mm LED of any Colour (I chose high intensity green and got mine here) 1
Resistor for LED any value under 1K Ohms - (I chose 560 Ohms) and got it from a pack like this 1
Jumper Wires (depending on your LaunchPad headers). Mine are M/F here are some similar 2