Les P’s Friday Fun: Adafruit Gemma M0 and Neopixels
Adafruit sponsored PyCon 2018 with a limited edition Gemma M0. Les P went right home and started working on some brilliant light-up projects of his own using the Gemma M0 and some NeoPixel rings. He did an amazingly detailed post about it:
So in this blog post we take a look at using Neopixels with the Gemma M0, nothing too fancy just a good grounding from which we can do great things.
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