Check out this awesome word clock that Alex created on the GurgleApps.com blog! The clock uses an overlay of letters on an Adafruit 8×8 LED matrix backpack to spell out the time, like “Five to Nine” or “Twenty Past Four”. This project is beautiful in its simplicity and minimal design, nice work! Check out the post for all the details like the source code.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.
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