CircuitPython Day 2022 – Updated Schedule #CircuitPythonDay2022 #CircuitPython #Python

Friday August 19 (8/19/2022) is CircuitPython Day 2022, being designated the snakiest day this year! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware.

Below is the latest on events that are developing. Firm times and additional events will be posted in subsequent posts.

Special events will be held during the day – the following is a summary of events known to date – those without a specific time will be updated as we get closer to the day:

  1. A panel discussion with Kattni, Jeff, Dan, and Tim. Hosted by Paul Cutler. More details coming soon!
  2. A chat with Jeff, Dan and Kattni. This will be the third year in a row that Jeff, Dan and Kattni will sit down and chat about their involvement and latest favorite contribution to CircuitPython.
  3. Foamyguy CircuitPython Day Game Jam Stream:
    On CircuitPython Day, I’ll be combining 2 of my favorite things, CircuitPython and Games. I will stream the making of a CircuitPython game jam game. My goal will be to make a basic but playable and fun game within the time constraints of a few hours, and I’ll be streaming the process. After the stream, I will publish the code to the game so folks can play on their own CircuitPython devices.
  4. Special Edition CircuitPython Themed Show and Tell. Hosted by Liz Clark. Details are still being solidified, but start prepping your CircuitPython related projects if you’re interested in participating!
  5. CircuitPython Project Build with Maker Melissa
    Join Maker Melissa on her first ever livestream. This project will be a simple robotics project that uses the Adafruit CLUE to add Bluetooth control to the Ring:bit Buggy robotic car.

11:00 AM EDT/5:00 PM CEST Reimagining IoT Deployments with CircuitPython

Adafruit’s CircuitPython has helped open up the IoT and place it within reach of developers of all types. Join us on CircuitPython Day as we look at:

  1.     Getting Started with CircuitPython and Wireless IoT
  2.     Walking Through a Real World CircuitPython-based IoT Project
  3.     Remotely Updating CircuitPython Firmware with Cellular IoT(!?!)

Register for this particular event here. Sponsored by Blues Wireless


Working with CircuitPython? Tag your projects #CircuitPythonDay2022 on social media and Adafruit will look to highlight them.

Have you events you’d like to have folks attend or have projects in the works? Email your thoughts to circuitpythonday(at)adafruit(dot)com.


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