A great aspect of the show was that they allowed teen girls to go online and code the dress as it was shown on the runway.
As part of the Spring 2016 collection, ZAC Zac Posen has partnered with Google to create an LED dress in collaboration with the Made with Code initiative. The dress, in et-black crepe with a honeycomb mesh overlay moves with the LED light and changes as the teen coders play with millions of possibilities of patterns. This dress depicts a night aerial view of the City of Angels, with its myriad of lights against a dark and quiet backdrop.
Read more about the dress and play around with code on the Made with Code website! And be sure to check out Phil’s excellent coverage of the event as well.
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.