Propeddle was initially intended as a replica for the early Commodore computers (PET-2001, CBM-4032 and CBM-8032) because those happen to be the first computers I ever worked on. But because of the way it’s designed, it’s really a universal platform to (re-)create many types of 6502-based computers, or design a new one. In many cases you won’t even need additional hardware (besides a Gadget Gangster Propeller Platform board): the software on the Propeller determines how the computer behaves, and it can emulate other hardware such as storage, by using the EEPROM or the serial port to a PC or other device.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
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