COMING SOON – HackSpace Magazine Issue #34 – Discover Feather – September 2020

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COMING SOON – HackSpace Magazine Issue #34 – Discover Feather – September 2020

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HackSpace Magazine is the monthly magazine for the modern maker! Issue #34 highlights the Adafruit Feather, one of our most popular and well-known flagship ecosystem of microcontrollers, single board computers, and add-on boards (FeatherWings).

“… The big advantage of Feather – a wide range of microcontrollers works with a wide range of Wings. This means that you’ve got a huge amount of flexibility in how you create your project. Also, for board makers, it means that you only have to design your mainboard and you automatically get compatibility with hundreds of expansion boards.”

Discover the Feather ecosystem that makes the electronics of your projects as simple as slotting the different modules together. Also inside, find out what it takes to build a full-sized open-source robotic dog from YouTube sensation James Bruton, and much more.

  • CircuitPython
  • 3D printing with silk PLA
  • Make (almost) anything with paracord
  • Learning PCB design
  • Kickstarting an ATmega-based portable gaming station

Coming soon!

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 to let us know about your post so we can blog it up here.

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