ADAFRUIT WEEKLY EDITORIAL ROUND-UP
We’ve got so much happening here at Adafruit that it’s not always easy to keep up! Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. Each week we’ll be posting a handy round-up of what we’ve been up to, ranging from learn guides to blog articles, videos, and more.
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Keeping with tradition, we covered quite a bit this past week. Here’s a kinda short nearing medium length list of highlights:
- Kattni’s giving a CircuitPython workshop December 17!
- Mike Barela’s on a #VintageComputing roll – send us all the tips please!
- Python on Hardware 08’s up, check it out
- oooh, a Python ICYMI
- Did you hear, Adafruit_GFX Gains DMA! PHILB breaks it all down here
- A new Adafruit Support video all about shipping methods, weeee!
- Y’all, Pedro found chuckbobuck’s 3D printed antler a la How the Grinch Stole Christmas and it’s on a guinea pig and it’s just too perf
- Arkansas DOE + Circuit Playground Express
- Scott let us know CircuitPython 4.0.0 Alpha 5 was released
In this project we’ll build an interactive cardboard fireplace with LEDs and a motorized Grinch!
A Circuit Playground Express will drive an LED strip and a servo controlled paper Grinch cutout. Hidden under a rug, a simple switch triggers the servo when stepped on. So the Grinch looks like he’s hiding when someone steps on the rug, sneaky!
- Interactive Map with Circuit Playground Express
- Trellis M4 Audio Filter Visualizer
- Glowing Neopixel Resin River Table
- ABC Soundboards with NeoTrellis
- NeoTrellis M4 MIDI File Synthesizer
- NeoTrellis Tabletop RPG Soundboard
- NeoTrellis M4 Memory Game
- Ping Pong Ball Launcher
- Bluetooth Remote Control for the Lego Droid Developer Kit
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