Secrets of MicroPython: How to blink an LED #RaspberryPiPico @beyond_sol @MicroPython

What is the “hello world” of embedded software? Bhavesh Kakwani provides the answer: blinking an LED, of course! Their first tutorial, gets you acquainted with the fundamentals of MicroPython and more importantly, the online simulator used for all the tutorials.

In the simulator, we are going to be writing code for a Raspberry Pi Pico. The Pico is a powerful $4 microcontroller by the makers of the Raspberry Pi, and it comes with solid MicroPython support and documentation. The simulator we’ll use is an excellent online service called Wokwi, and it has a starting point for Pi Pico + MicroPython projects here.

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