Bluefruit School – step by step with CircuitPython videos #CircuitPython #CircuitPythonDay2021 @gallaugher
Professor John Gallaugher has created a series of YouTube videos on making wonderful projects using CircuitPython!
Welcome to Bluefruit School! A newbie-friendly introduction to creating app-controlled, Bluetooth-enabled projects using CircuitPython. No advanced knowledge is needed.
The step-by-step guides in this playlist will bring you through setting up your board, adding code, attaching LED lights, and building no-solder projects, including an animated mason jar light, a fashionable “sparkle scarf”, and a Bluetooth necktie.
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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.
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