The combination is pretty slick. I copied my last CircuitPython code in from the NeoTrellis Soundboard project and told VSC it was Python. The program then prompted me to select one of the three versions of Python on my Windows machine.
Debugging for CircuitPython will require more configuration. I probably need to dig further for CircuitPython compatibility – the programs need to have access to all the CircuitPython libraries
Install a version of Python 3.6 or Python 2.7. make sure the location of your Python interpreter is included in your PATH environment variable.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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