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NeoPixels with MakeCode | Adafruit Learning System.

The Circuit Playground Express is equipped with 10 NeoPixel LEDs that can be controlled with code to create tons of cool visual effects. In this guide, you will learn the various ways to use the Microsoft MakeCode editor to use those LEDs. The guide also covers how to use additional NeoPixel strips.

Make sure to read the MakeCode primer if you are not familiar with MakeCode and checkout the Adafruit NeoPixel Uberguide for more details on those amazing LEDs.

Learn more! & read all about Circuit Playground Express on Microsoft’s education blog!


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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