Over the last few years, we have helped close to 200,000 creators learn and share useful content across 90+ hardware platforms. Today, we’re upping the ante with a collection of software tools that enable our community to better design, prototype, and produce both Maker and enterprise-grade projects alike.
To accomplish this, we are partnering with circuito.io, Upverter, and a number of other web-based tools to introduce a streamlined hardware development workflow, all within Hackster — no downloads, no installations, no hassles! These intuitive, fully integrated platforms take the hard out of hardware by making the prototyping process easy, efficient, and expeditious.
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, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, 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.