A carefully researched and curated list of 100 boards worthy of your attention. We have taken an in-depth look at the specifications of 100 hand-picked boards, which will help you to choose the right hardware for your next project. We cover the classics of the community and unleash a few ‘up-and-coming’ platforms that will no doubt become future classics.
Whether you need rock solid timings for your mission-critical projects, or just want to blink an LED over the Internet, you will find a board here that will suit your needs. From the humble Arduino Uno to the Udoo Bolt monster, we cover boards that have captured our interest.
Out of the 100, Adafruit boards capture 11 of the spots over a broad range of board sizes and processors.
Thanks Electromaker for including our boards in your curated list!
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, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, 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.