Tom’s Hardware: CircuitPython Officially Supported by Over 300 Microcontrollers #CircuitPython @TomsHardware

Tom’s Hardware reports on CircuitPython being supported by over 300 microprocessor board (and many more single board computers).

According to Adafruit, the 300+ boards supporting CircuitPython include both official and third-party creations from companies as well as open source projects made by members of the Raspberry Pi community. There are tons of microcontrollers out there to take advantage of for your projects and some of the best ones around are RP2040 boards.

Adafruit provides a complete list of officially supported boards on the CircuitPython website. Examples include most any RP2040 board, NXP, Nordic, Espressif boards and plenty more. Check out the complete list to see if the board you want to use will work or to find alternatives for your project that support CircuitPython.

It’s not enough to support CircuitPython, special libraries are created to absolve much of the hard work and so far over 350 are available to download. There is a complete list of libraries available on the CircuitPython website including a package that bundles many of them together. If you want to see what these libraries are capable of, check out our tutorial on how to create a Simon Says game using the Raspberry Pi Pico along with the aid of CircuitPython.

Read more on Tom’s Hardware and the Adafruit announcement.


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