Dan Halbert’s take on #CircuitPython2019 #CircuitPython #Adafruit @CircuitPython @Adafruit
Dan Halbert posts thoughts on CircuitPython: In 2019, I have these personal aspirations for our work on CircuitPython:
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Support
We’ll get CircuitPython 4.0 out the door with some solid, basic BLE capability.
Later, we’ll add BLE-based workflow capabilities to allow file editing and REPL access from tablets, phones, and BLE-capable host computers.
We need to think hard about how to add handling of asynchronous events in an easily understandable way. We should examine use cases and try out different mechanisms, techniques, and idioms. A number of ideas have been proposed and tried; let’s study those and build on them.
Let’s work on mechanisms for deep sleep and wake-up to reduce power consumption.
A Quality Product
We need to clear some technical debt by working on some long standing issues, bugs, and idiosyncrasies.
I first encountered CircuitPython in late 2016. A few months later, I added functionality to the HID library and debugged some HID USB problems in the core software, for use in an assistive technology project. In August 2017, I started working for Adafruit as a core CircuitPython developer
— Dan Halbert, @dhalbert on GitHub, @danh on the Adafruit discord server.
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