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Maker Update: Creature Feature [Maker Update #122] Adafruit edition – (video – above). This week on Maker Update, magnetic animatronics, a photo frame with a dark side, a conductive paper dragon, keyblades, a Star Trek desk, and gaming with a PyBadge.

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Show Notes [Maker Update #122]

Project of the Month

Robotic Creatures by Ruiz Brothers https://learn.adafruit.com/robotic-creatures

News

Learn Hardware Programming with CircuitPython. The perfect introduction to electronics and programming
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/04/15/learn-hardware-programming-with-circuitpython-the-perfect-introduction-to-electronics-and-programming-codecademy-adafruit-circuitpython/

https://www.codecademy.com/learn/learn-circuitpython

Adafruit Projects

Twin Peaks Light Reactive Picture Frame by Liz Clark
https://learn.adafruit.com/twin-peaks-light-reactive-pyportal-picture-frame

Color Spinner Camera Ring Light by Dano Wall
https://learn.adafruit.com/camera-ring-light-with-CPX

PyPortal Tides Viewer by Carter Nelson
https://learn.adafruit.com/pyportal-tides-viewer

Light Up Paper Dragon Wall Sconce by Erin St Blaine
https://learn.adafruit.com/light-up-paper-dragon-wall-sconce

Keyblade 3D Kit by Ruiz Brothers
https://learn.adafruit.com/kingdom-key-keyblade

Prop-Maker Keyblade by Ruiz Brothers
https://learn.adafruit.com/propmaker-keyblade

Contributed Projects

Star Trek replica desk build by Dave Harvey
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/04/17/from-the-forums-a-star-trek-replica-desk-build-startrek-replica-adafruit-startrektos-adafruit/

Tools/Tips

Create wearable tech with Sophy Wong
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/04/24/new-book-out-create-wearable-tech-with-sophy-wong-wearable-wearables-books-raspberry_pi-sophywong/

Wearable Tech Projects (2019)

EduBlocks
https://edublocks.org/

Adafruit Metro M4 Express AirLift (WiFi) – Lite
https://www.adafruit.com/product/4000
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2rzrYRAPYI&feature=youtu.be&t=603

Unleashing BEAST MODE on Adafruit M4 boards
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/04/23/unleashing-beast-mode-on-adafruit-m4-boards/

PyPortal Animated GIF display improved from overclocking
https://learn.adafruit.com/pyportal-animated-gif-display

Making Screw-Threaded Parts for Cosplay Props by Ruiz Bros.
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/04/20/making-screw-threaded-parts-for-props-3dprinting-fusion360/

Knurling Textures in Fusion360 by Ruiz Bros.
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/04/15/new-tutorial-knurling-textures-in-adskfusion360-3dprinting/

JOHN PARK’S WORKSHOP LIVE 4/25/19 PyBadge Pixel Art
https://youtu.be/z-xYCgxtQiQ
https://learn.adafruit.com/makecode-arcade-pixel-art-sprites

Product Spotlight

Adafruit PyBadge for MakeCode Arcade, CircuitPython or Arduino
https://www.adafruit.com/product/4200
https://youtu.be/n2rzrYRAPYI?t=762

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