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Source: Getting Started with Arduino, 3rd Edition by Massimo Banzi and Michael Shiloh (2015)

Example:

There are many versions of this board; the one we’ll use throughout this book is the Arduino Uno, which is the simplest one to use and the best one for learning on.

to learn on, I would reckon, typically means to continue learning something, but from the context of this passage and the fact that it has only been a few pages of the book since I started reading it, it doesn't really sound like what they mean is that the Arduino microcontroller board is the best one for continuing your learning process.

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    "learning on" indicates something you are using in the learning process, in this example the Arduino Uno. on refers to the object, not to a time reference – user3169 Sep 1 '16 at 18:18
  • There is a bucking bronco and a gentle mare. If you don't know how to ride a horse, which one is better to learn on? "He learned how to program on a DEC PDP-11". – Tᴚoɯɐuo Sep 1 '16 at 19:21
  • @TRomano DEC PDP-11, now that's a blast from the past! – Peter Sep 1 '16 at 22:11
  • @Peter Enjoy the stroll down memory lane :) – Tᴚoɯɐuo Sep 1 '16 at 22:38
  • "learn on" mean "with which to learn". In this case, "on" is a short form of "upon". – fixer1234 Feb 23 '17 at 6:47
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"Learning on" here refers to the Arduino board as the instrumentality of learning.

At the moment, I am using the Arduino board to learn on (I'm learning on the Arduino board).

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