NEW GUIDE: John Park’s Mouse Painter @adafruit @johnedgarpark @msmakecode #makecode
This new Learn Guide — Mouse Painter — will show you how to use your Circuit Playground Express to draw beautiful circles, diamonds, sine waves and more as your perfect paint program assistant! No need to draw with your mouse when the CPX can do it for you.
Drawing beautiful curves and perfect circles with a mouse is hard! It’s been likened to trying to paint with a bar of soap. You can enlist your Circuit Playground Express coded with MakeCode to be your Mouse Painter assistant. Loaded with pre-programmed shapes, the CPX can “click” your mouse buttons and move your cursor for you to create gorgeous shape in your favorite digital paint program.
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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, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, 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.
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