On page 117 of HackSpace Magazine, issue 10 there is a massive Adafruit Feather review (10 out 10!) … “Don’t overlook the fact that it supports CircuitPython. This is a big deal, especially in the educational market. The board comes preloaded with the UF2 bootloader. This means all of your code can be dropped on the board, just like saving a file to a USB drive. No compiling, no uploading to the board, and more importantly, no drivers needed. It’s really simple and works on a wide array of computers.” - HackSpace Magazine Issue 10, PDF, BUY and SUBSCRIBE.
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