since Qt is available for embedded devices, I’d love to be able to use Qt5 Designer and pyuic5 just as I do with regular Python to create awesome GUIs for my CircuitPython projects (when they have a fully-featured screen, of course).
I would love for there to be a library for CircuitPython that allows for the use of the lighting control standard DMX-512 like the Arduino libraries DMXSimple or DMXSerial. I love how easy to program CircuitPython is, and I would love to be able to use it for my theatrical lighting projects! #CircuitPython2020
The thing I’d add for Circuit Python 2020 is learning. The one book that is out is very basic. It does not take you in very much depth. And I don’t learn well from searching through the documentation to learn. So this is my idea for #CircuitPython2020! Also I’ve found that the Learning guides don’t always work. It maybe due to update firmware/software. But without adequate knowledge of the programing, I can’t figure out what is wrong. There are two that I can think of, the Adafruit New product guide for the PyPortal and the second is the weather station.
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