MakeCode micro:bit Update Includes Sound Editor, Jacdac, & More @adafruit @johnedgarpark @msmakecode #makecode
The MakeCode team have lots of great updates to announce in the latest release of MakeCode for micro:bit. These include a waveform editor for generating new sound effects, the Jacdac platform for plug-and-play addition of sensors and other external hardware, various UI improvements, and the addition of utilities to help teachers. Cool stuff!
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