Fritzing Friday: CC3000, GEMMA, Trinket and More — Fritzing Library Now with 100+ Parts!
I started building this library over a year ago. Making Fritzing parts is… involved, and we make all of ours from scratch, so it’s been a lot a work to get us here, but today I’m proud to say our library contains over 100 parts!
Some of these are ICs or components we use often, but most of them are unique to Adafruit: breakout boards, PCBs, shields, buttons and other open-source hardware.
So there you have it: 105 parts in the Adafruit Fritzing library (GEMMA was #100).
Now, if you’ll excuse me, there’s a tumbler of Laphroaig with my name on it. Cheers!
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