MicroPython turns seven years old #MicroPython #Python @MicroPython
April 29th is MicroPython’s 7th birthday!
To celebrate, the MicroPython team will pick a winner to receive a Pyboard D-series circuit board with the runner-up getting a MicroPython T-shirt! See their Twitter post and the contest is on Facebook.
The MicroPython website has also recently refreshed their downloads page – micropython.org.
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