Community Corner – May 15, 2015: The Featured Projects from this Week
Featured Adafruit Google+ Community Project
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This week in our Community, Thomas Amely shared his wonderful Where is Emily?project. Check out more on his site here!
A cyclist position tweeting project that I made using a FONA, GPS, SD card. The project is ultra-low power and designed to run for months tweeting position every couple of hours.
http://www.llamahacks.com/wheres-emily/ (read more)
Featured Community Project from the Adafruit Blog
Cool project using our neopixel strips to make a persistence of vision globe! Check out more over at Hacked Gadgets. (read more)
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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.
Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.