CircuitPython Open Spaces Planned for PyCon 2019 #PyCon #CircuitPlaygroundExpress #Adafruit @Adafruit @CircuitPython
This year Adafruit and Digi-Key teamed up to sponsor including a special edition red Circuit Playground Express in the PyCon swag bag for each attendee! PyCon is the largest annual Python conference, held this year from 1 May 2019 through 9 May 2019, in Cleveland, OH. The main conference is 3-5 May 2019.
The CircuitPython team, Kattni, Scott and Dan will be attending, as well as Brent, Melissa and Bryan! We’ll be hosting Open Spaces each day during the main conference.
These Open Spaces will revolve around attendees exploring their new Circuit Playground Expresses. There will be tons of examples and the team will be there to provide guidance through all of it. They’ll also have some extras to attach – servos, potentiometers and LED strips – for even more opportunity for fun!
Join us each day to learn about CircuitPython and Circuit Playground Express!
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.