YouTube user River Wang posts about (video above) a CircuitPython online IDE, which is web-based, requiring zero software setup. This would be ideal for any computer, but especially for machines where installing additional software is not possible such as at libraries, public spaces, and on school Chromebooks.
Author note: Always be sure you connect your CircuitPython compatible board to your computer via a known good USB power + data cable (not those tiny power only ones that come with USB power bricks).
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