NEW GUIDE: Halloween Monsters using CRICKIT & Circuit Playground Express #CRICKIT #MakeCode #MakeRobotFriend
This new guide demonstrates how to build a troupe of Halloween Monsters to spook your friends! All it takes is a few paper cups, craft supplies, a few servos, and a Circuit Playground Express with CRICKIT to bring them to life.
These crafty monsters are programmed with Microsoft MakeCode – a block-based programming system that’s easy for anyone to use!
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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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