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A Coming of Age for CircuitPython? @hacksterio by @aallan

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A Coming of Age for CircuitPython? – Hackster Blog.

There are points of inflection in the way we build hardware. The Arduino was clearly one of these, relegating the turning of an LED on, and then off again, to a simple parlour trick, a “Hello World” of hardware. But we’re now heading directly towards another, with interpreted languages like Javascript and Python becoming the new normal for development.

When new hardware arrives being Arduino-compatible is still important, but increasingly new boards also advertise support for a higher level language, with support for MicroPython, and Adafruit’s custom fork CircuitPython, being firmly in the lead.

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