PyPortal is a microcontroller that can be programmed using CircuitPython. It has a touchscreen and can be used as a emulate a keyboard and mouse. For this project, we will create a touchscreen with icons that will allow us to launch applications when pressed.
Design: discussions how the touchscreen image and layout are created.
Shortcuts: Create Keyboard Shortcuts to Launch Applications in macOS ( Windows)
Code: CircuitPython code to be added to you PyPortal
The easiest way to launch applications using CircuitPython is by sending keyboard commands to your computer. In order to accomplish this on a macOS we need to create these keyboard shortcuts. This is fairly trivial on windows.
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