In this week, we have been introduced to the light emitting diodes including the Dotstars and the Neopixels. This time, we have a team assignment in which we need to use light emitting diodes to create a live-coding skirt. We chose a long, black, gauze skirt to work with. Finally, we decided to create a midsummer night scene through neopixels and live coding on the dress.
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