Last time we checked in on the PicoW CircuitPy progress, we saw the onboard LED blinking – basically proving that the SPI transport and firmware upload was working. This round, we’re starting to see the beginnings of integration support, with the ability to read the MAC address, scan for accessible SSIDs, and connect to get an IP address! there’s still a lot more to do, like DNS support, LWIP integration and a TLS stack, so it’s great to see progress 🥧🐮 – video
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