The new WiFiBoy OK:D51 Arcade: SAMD51 game controller runs #CircuitPython #MakeCodeArcade #GameDev #Gaming @wifiboy_org @MSMakeCode @MicrochipMakes
A new Microchip SAMD51 programmable MakeCode controller demonstrated running CircuitPython. The WiFiBoy OK:D51 Arcade is designed to be programmable with Microsoft MakeCode Arcade, a game-centric version of the graphical block language, as well as CircuitPython, Python on microcontrollers.
WiFiBoy.Org has released a video of the controller running CircuitPython 4 (below). The board can make a connection to their WiFiBoy Python Playground environment.
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