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The New & Improved Adafruit Learning System

Wow, what a crazy week! Not only did we launch an all new Adafruit.com, we launched a single sign-on system, new forums, new blog, and of course, a completely revamped Adafruit Learning System. The updated ALS has so many great new features, but many of them are happening behind the scenes to give you a better overall learning experience.

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As you can see, the homepage is revamped to be much more packed with useful data. The biggest are the little blue tags hanging off of the right of each guide preview block. Hover over the tag to see the category and subcategory that the guide is attached to. Our biggest issue with the old system was projects that belonged in multiple categories, but our system wouldn’t allow it. No longer! Over the next week or two, the categories will be reworked to make it easier to discover new guides.

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On the individual guide pages, you can see the same blue category tags. If you are mostly interested in this project because of the LED Pixels, then you have a quick way to discover similar projects. If you want to learn more about the FLORA, just click on the tag.

Some of the other changes include bigger overall images (a trend at Adafruit), new fancy fonts, better single page guide viewing experience, updated mobile and tablet experiences, and major performance tweaks.

We have a lot of exciting changes planned for the Adafruit Learning System, and this version sets a lot of this up for us. We’re excited to continue making the Adafruit Learning System the best place to come to learn about wearables, open source electronics, and much, much more.



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