And Even More Updated CircuitPython Guides #CircuitPython @adafruit

These are the first in a series of updated guides that were originally written for the Circuit Playground Classic and Arduino. These guides have now been updated to also work with the Circuit Playground Express and CircuitPython!

Dear Diary Alarm

Use the light sensor to create an alarm to protect your diary from being nabbed.

How Tall Is It?

Use the accelerometer to compute the height of tall objects using a drinking straw, some rubber bands, and a Circuit Playground.

Circuit Playground Hourglass

Use the NeoPixels to create an hourglass style countdown timer which you can reset by “flipping” the hourglass over.

 


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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