@foamyguy’s #circuitpython2020

Blinka in 2020

@foamyguy just posted their #CircuitPython2020 thoughts as a GitHub Gist. Check it out to read more about LEDs, Android and gaming with CircuitPython. Here is a sneak peek:

In 2020 I am looking to get more involved in Circuit Python. I have a few ideas floating around for enhancements to the Bluefruit Playground app. I’m also thinking about the possibility of re-using much of the front end interface and make a back end service that can communicate with the CPX over USB rather than CPB over bluetooth. It should be possible to do very similar demo’s of the CPX from an app. Beyond Android, I’d also like to get involved in the core project and/or libraries. I’m not so good with C yet, but I’ll be looking to help out on the Python side of things where I can.


#circuitpython2020 is our annual reflection on the state of CircuitPython. We’d love to hear from you too! See the kick-off post for all of the details. Here are all of the previous posts:


As 2022 starts, let’s take some time to share our goals for CircuitPython in 2022. Just like past years (full summary 2019, 2020, and 2021), we’d like everyone in the CircuitPython community to contribute by posting their thoughts to some public place on the Internet. Here are a few ways to post: a video on YouTub, a post on the CircuitPython forum, a blog post on your site, a series of Tweets, a Gist on GitHub. We want to hear from you. When you post, please add #CircuitPython2022 and email circuitpython2022@adafruit.com to let us know about your post so we can blog it up here.

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