Fritzing Library Update: Adafruit Pi Plate Prototyping Board for @Raspberry_Pi #Piday
Fritzing makes it easy to virtually breadboard anything you can imagine, and helps you optimize your breadboard wiring so that everything is neat and clean before you build it physically. To make it easier to prototype your designs on our Pi Plate board, we’ve added this Pi Plate part to our Fritzing Library.
The Fritzing Pi Plate is designed to behave exactly the same as the real board. All the tie points on the stripboard section are bussed together, and the protoboard section can be wired any way you like — you can even create simulated solder jumpers. Each of the terminal blocks is connected to the appropriate board tie points, and you can run wires from the term blocks as well. In addition, there are four ‘user’ term blocks (in the upper right corner of the image above) that you can use for anything you like!
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, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, 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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