Adafruit Weekly Editorial Round-Up: May 23 – 29, The Future of Hackaday, Memorial Day Shipping, Adafruit IO Wippersnapper, Adafruit IO IOT Hub with the Adafruit FunHouse and More!

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ADAFRUIT WEEKLY EDITORIAL ROUND-UP


We’ve got so much happening here at Adafruit that it’s not always easy to keep up! Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. Each week we’ll be posting a handy round-up of what we’ve been up to, ranging from learn guides to blog articles, videos, and more.


BLOG

Hads

The future of Hackaday, hackaday.io, the Hackaday Prize, Superconference, and Tindie? We will ask!

Siemens purchased SupplyFrame for a reported $700m, which included the site(s) Hackaday and Tindie. What is the future of Hackaday, hackaday.io, the Hackaday Prize, Superconference, and Tindie? We will ask!

Check out the full post here!

More BLOG:

Keeping with tradition, we covered quite a bit this past week. Here’s a kinda short nearing medium length list of highlights:


LEARN

Adafruit IO IOT Hub with the Adafruit FunHouse

This project uses the Adafruit FunHouse with the new Adafruit CircuitPython Dash Display library to create a customizable Adafruit IO dashboard on your FunHouse. This guide, as well as the Dash Display library, is currently only for the FunHouse, but expect support to be added for other boards like the PyPortal and Feather boards with a screen and WiFi connectivity.

See the full guide here!

More LEARN:

Browse all that’s new in the Adafruit Learning System here!


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Maker Business — Peloton to break ground at a new manufacturing campus in Ohio

Wearables — Tear it all apart

Electronics — Disable unused channels!

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: CircuitPython tops Tom’s Hardware Best RP2040 Boards 2021 and more #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython @micropython @ThePSF

Adafruit IoT Monthly — Toddler Clock, Predictive Weather Station, and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — Arcade Beginner Skillmap

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — New Products 6/16/2021 Featuring Adafruit Etched R4 Keycap for MX Compatible Switches! (Video)

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