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Automating the making of beautiful pinout diagrams for microcontroller boards #Documentation @AT_Makers

Bill Binko from ATMakers.org has taken on the noble task of making accurate color pinout diagrams for some Adafruit microcontroller boards. He walks in the footsteps of pighxxx and others who first brought this art to makers.

The work is done in Inkscape and is automated via a template available here.

See the video below for an explanation.


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1 Comment

  1. Steven Johnson

    If you really want to automate it, and not mess around with Inkscape. Try out https://github.com/stevenj/GenPinoutSVG

    Totally automated data driven pinout generator in pure python. The advantage is, you can easily tweak pin labels in a text file and regenerate. You don’t have to keep redrawing and aligning and wishing you were coding rather than making pinout diagrams.

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