Glider is a classic Macintosh game where you guide a paper airplane through a series of rooms. What could make this game even better? Controlling it with an actual paper airplane! You’ll combine your paper airplane with an nRF52840 LED Glasses Driver board running CircuitPython to guide your glider to glory.
This project will show you how you can use an accelerometer’s position to send keyboard key presses. It will also show you how to fold the perfect paper airplane.
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.