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FOSDEM 2019 – MicroPython – Python for Microcontrollers & video by Christine Spindler

MicroPython is an implementation of Python designed to run on microcontrollers and embedded systems. These devices don’t have many resources (CPU, RAM) and so it’s important to write efficient scripts. This talk shows how to make the most of your resources in MicroPython, and has some fun demos!

MicroPython is a reimplementation of Python which is specifically designed to run on computing devices that have very few resources, such as CPU power, RAM and storage. Often when you write scripts in MicroPython you want to make the most of your available resources, and have code run as fast as possible (faster code usually saves power, which is important when running from a battery!) and there are certain ways of writing MicroPython code that are more efficient than others. In this talk I will go over the tricks and techniques for writing fast and efficient Python code in MicroPython. The talk will also include some hardware demos to show off these techniques.

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Also, new PyBoard was at the event!

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Pyboard D-Series, from slides.

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Pyboard earrings and photos – Twitter. “STM32 (F7/H7), WiFi/BT, plenty of RAM/flash, micro SD/USB and a few ways to connect to the board (standard headers, castellated module or 2×40 pin sockets).”


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