LaunchPads are available directly from Texas Instruments and their $5 or $10 price includes all costs, even shipping, and usually a few extra microcontroller chips so you can try different configurations. They are from TI and $5 is much less than $25 or $35 to buy an Arduino or Raspberry PI. Working code samples are provided here.
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TI MSP432 Launchpad
The MSP432P401R LaunchPad enables you to develop high performance applications that benefit from low power operation. It features the MSP432P401R – which includes a 48MHz ARM Cortex M4F.
Beagle Bone, Windows 8.1 Start Button
Microsoft will resurrect the Start button in Windows 8.1. Texas Instruments launched its ARM-powered BeagleBone Black PC: faster hardware, lower power requirements for $45.