On Tuesday we tested this board with Arduino, now it’s time for CircuitPython! We just did a PR to add the TFT support so it comes up with the REPL automatically https://github.com/adafruit/circuitpython/pull/5570 and its kinda cute! for our testing demo we’re running our github ‘starts’ fetcher https://learn.adafruit.com/pyportal-github-stars-trophy/code-pyportal-with-circuitpython – its a fast way to test filesystem, image rendering, wifi, and ssl all at once. works a treat! we’re close to getting this board into production, coming soon to the adafruit shop 🙂
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