Adam Kemp’s upcoming MAKE book, The Makerspace Workbench, is now available for sale as an early release ebook. Early release ebooks give you access to books in their earliest form — Adam’s raw and unedited content as he writes. You’ll receive updates to the ebook when significant changes are made, new chapters as they’re written, and the final ebook bundle.
And when the book’s in print, you’ll be able to find it on Maker Shed. We’re expecting the book to be in print in September, and you’ll see an announcement from us here when it’s available. And if everything stays on track, you’ll be able to buy them in person at World Maker Faire NY.
Adafruit has had paid day off for voting for our team for years, if you need help getting that going for your organization, let us know – we can share how and why we did this as well as the good results. Here are some resources for voting by mail, voting in person, and some NY resources for our NY based teams as well. If there are additional resources to add, please let us know – adafruit.com/vote
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.