CircuitPython Day August 18, 2023 Schedule #CircuitPython #CircuitPythonDay #Python

Friday August 18 (8/18/2023) is CircuitPython Day 2023, being designated the snakiest day this year! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware.

Here is a current list of events planned (all in US Eastern Time):

  • 10:00am ET – CircuitPython Day Introduction with John Park
  • 10:10am ET – Special Edition 3D Hangouts with Pedro, Noe & Liz

– In this special livestream, we’re highlighting our favorite projects that use CircuitPython. Special guest Liz Clark joins us to talk about coding and 3D printing.

  • 11:00am ET – Beeps and Boops with synthio: A CircuitPython Day Panel Discussion hosted by Paul Cutler

– Panelists share everything you might want to know about synthio, including how it came to be, what you need to get started, synthio’s potential for makers and musicians, and more.

  • 12:30pm ET – CircuitPython Day Game Jam Stream with Foamyguy

– On CircuitPython day I’ll be streaming another game jam session this year. I’m planning to make a replica of the classic Atari and Win 3.11 game Chip’s Challenge. Stop by if your interested in some CircuitPython game development. If anyone else is interested in working on games during CircuitPython Day or the following weekend, I’d be happy to see what you create!

  • 1:30pm ET – MatrixPortal Message Board Build with Maker Melissa

– Join Maker Melissa on her second live stream. This project will be an animated message board project based on the new Adafruit MatrixPortal S3 and uses the CircuitPython bitmaptools module to produce some graphic effects.

  • 2:30pm ET – A CircuitPython Day Chat with Jeff, Dan and Kattni

– Join Jeff, Dan and Kattni as they gather again to discuss CircuitPython and related topics. Bring your CircuitPython questions for the live Q&A at the end.

  • 4:00pm ET – Special Edition John Park’s Workshop
  • 5:30pm ET – Deep Dive with Scott Shawcroft

– Join Scott as he answers questions about CircuitPython’s internals and discusses ongoing work including USB host.

  • 7:30pm ET – Show & Tell
  • 8:00pm ET – Ask an Engineer

Stay tuned to the Adafruit Blog and Adafruit Social Media for links including YouTube! Interaction with shows in-progress will be via the Adafruit Discord server.

As with all Adafruit video events, you can watch them any time after the event on Adafruit’s YouTube channel.

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  1. I’m hoping that the sessions will be available “after the fact” (maybe via YouTube). I won’t be available to view them on August 18, but would especially be interested in viewing the panel on synthio at some later date.

  2. All the videos will be recorded and they will be viewable afterwards on Adafruit’s YouTube channel at your convenience.

    I updated the post to make that clear. Thanks for the comment Clark, we appreciate your interest.

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