This project shows how to use CircuitPython libraries on the CLUE to emulate the micro:bit’s microbit and music libraries. This allows the MicroPython code to run as-is for the ten projects in the Inventor’s Kit and the two extra projects from the website. The CLUE could also be used by re-writing all the code in CircuitPython but this pair of libraries offers an immediate way to get started with the kit.
An enhanced display mode offers additional visualisation of the pins (pads) as they are read from or written to. This shows clearly how inputs and outputs are used which may enhance the learning experience.
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