MakeCode Booth at MakerFaire Bay Area! @msmakecode

John Park did a great post on the Microsoft MakeCode booth but we also wanted to share some more of the Maker Faire/MakeCode excitement we’re seeing on twitter.

Here’s a great video of some of the MakeCode team showing off how to program our Circuit Playground Express.

…and some exciting photos of what looks like a packed booth!

There were also some really fun Micro:Bit projects:

Thanks to the team at Microsoft MakeCode and hackster.io for the awesome work. Pick up a Circuit Playground Express or a Micro:Bit and check out makecode.adafruit.com to start coding.  And don’t forget to share your creations with #makecode!


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.

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