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A New Android CircuitPython Editor #CircuitPython @hackaday @hackdayio

Android Circuit Python Editor

A really innovative project by Tim via Hackaday.io describes his Android device app allowing using a USB OTG cable with Android devices for Serial, REPL, and a basic code editor for use with CircuitPython boards.

Adafruit really likes the Mu editor for PC/mac/Linux use for CircuitPython editing but Mu isn’t on mobile devices. Enter Tim:

It’s an Android app that uses USB Serial to communicate with CircuitPython boards. You can use it to see the print() outputs for debugging, or enter the REPL to execute python commands on the board. Using the REPL we can read and write the code.py and other files stored on the board that were inaccessible due to incompatible file storage system.

The Github linked in the project is for the Android app, there is a debug APK file in the repo if you just want to try out the app. If you do please share your experience with Tim on Hackaday.io or to Adafruit in the comments below.

Check out the entire project post on hackaday.io and in the Youtube video below.

 


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