So you’re got a Raspberry Pi Pico – what next? Explore some of the possibilities of this $4 microcontroller in the latest issue of HackSpace, that’s what! We’re going further with the Pico to give you more ideas and projects to get stuck into, and we won’t stop until the robot army is complete (or we run out of NeoPixels, whichever is sooner).
Mix old tech (screen printing) with new (laser cutting)
Control curves in FreeCAD
How Sonic the Hedgehog 2 inspired a modular synth odyssey
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.