September 7, 2016 AT 3:30 pm

NEW GUIDE: MicroPython Hardware: Digital I/O @micropython


MicroPython Hardware: Digital I/O is a new guide in the learning system:

Digital I/O, or input/output, is one of the most basic ways to talk to hardware.  We say ‘digital’ because it only deals with on or off values and nothing in-between.  For example with digital I/O a LED can be turned completely on and completely off repeatedly to blink.  Or using digital I/O you can read when a switch or button is moved on or off.  With just a few lines of MicroPython code you’ll be a master of digital I/O in no time.

This guide explores how to use digital I/O pins with MicroPython.  You’ll see how to control a LED using a digital output pin, and read a pushbutton using a digital input pin.  These basic digital I/O examples can serve as the starting point for more complex and interesting projects that use hardware like LEDs, buttons, switches, relays, transistors, and even simple digital sensors!

MicroPython Hardware: Digital I/O

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