Develop your CircuitPython code in a browser with two tools #CircuitPython #Bluetooth @River___Wang

Many folks have desired a web-based development environment for CircuitPython. Web-based eliminates the need for installing software and provides a unified interface. It definitely is possible with newer web technologies in modern builds of the Chrome web browser. GitHub user Mr-Coxall first started this trend two years ago. The idea was picked up by GitHub user sensebox 8 months ago.

Most recently, River Wang, GitHub user urfdvw, has made progress with a rather nice web based editor fittingly named “CircuitPython Online IDE”. Available in English and Chinese, the project is well documented and has many features. There are serial console and plot output capabilities.

You can learn more about the Online CircuitPython IDE on GitHub (code and documentation), YouTube and CircuitPython Online IDE.


And if you’d like to try coding CircuitPython via Bluetooth? Adafruit has been working on a new web-based Code Editor for CircuitPython. This allows you to edit files directly on your Bluetooth devices using just the Chrome web browser without installing any additional software.

The great thing about this code editor is it is written completely in JavaScript, so it only runs on your computer and none of your data is ever uploaded to a server – Adafruit Learning System and https://code.circuitpython.org/.


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