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Coming soon “KiCad” skills badge!

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Great news! Thanks to Fabrizio, JP, all the KiCad developers and Adam – we will soon have a KiCad iron-on skill patch!

What is KiCad?

The KiCad EDA Suite project aims at creating a portable, cross-platform, Free/Libre/Open-Source EDA Suite. That is capable of schematic and printed circuit board design. The code is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL. KiCad is an open source software suite for electronic design automation (EDA). It facilitates the design of schematics for electronic circuits and their conversion to PCBs (printed circuit board) design. KiCad was developed by Jean-Pierre Charras, and features an integrated environment for schematic capture and PCB layout design. Tools exist within the package to create a bill of materials, artwork and Gerber files, and 3D views of the PCB and its components.

Download KiCad here!


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4 Comments

  1. I had to comment here beacuse of your awesome human detection system. Absolute love it.

  2. You’re right, Richard. That is a great human detection system – genius!

  3. Will there be a gEDA Badge?

  4. @evan – there already is:
    https://www.adafruit.com/products/614

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