Adafruit’s comic reading list: Vexxarr by Hunter Cressall #adafruitcomics
A new edition of Adafruit’s comic reading list — this week it’s Vexxarr, by Hunter Cressall the third in a series of webcomics recommended by Adafruit forum support guru Mike!
Vexxarr was sent from the Bleen Empire to conquer the Earth. It didn’t go so well. He was captured, and humanity became a spacefaring species almost overnight.
Now Vexxarr is on the run from the Bleen, who consider him a traitor, and has come to see the entire universe his enemy…starting with Minionbot (his robotic ‘assistant’) and Carl, the ship’s computer, who’s a combination of Bleen technology and Linux.
Where Freefall is innocent, Vexxarr is cynical. There’s a great deal of slapstick (and cake), and no matter how much Vexxarr broods, he knows he’ll never be in the same league as Sploorfix (from Epsilon Beta Schlumpy) whose heartfelt pleas for peace and understanding can make a light switch commit suicide.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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.