Pomodoro application written in CircuitPython 3.0 for the Adafruit (Circuit) Playground Express. For this video, I’ve set the schedule to “work session – short break – work session – long break – work session – short break – work session” with short durations for each interval.
The user interface is simple: When you’re in idle mode, a button press will start the sequence. During the sequence, the right button will take you directly to the next interval; the left button will pause the current interval.
The onboard switch enables/mutes the notification sound. Currently, the duration and session schedule can only be modified via a computer. I am planning on adding a feature that allows you to set those on the device itself, but I’ve not decided on an approach yet.
The code is available on GitHub here. See the video below for a demonstration.
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