We have a cool LEEK this week, the ItsyBitsy M4 Express, and started an awesome list!
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Welcome to CircuitPython!
learn.adafruit.com CircuitPython & MicroPython
Adafruit CircuitPython Forums
Adafruit CircuitPython Discord channel #CircuitPython
Programming with MicroPython – by Nicholas H. Tollervey, includes CircuitPython
Coming soon: Make: Getting started with Circuit Playground Express by Mike Barela
CircuitPython API Reference
Circuit Playground Express CircuitPython API Reference
CircuitPytthon GitHub Repository
The Mu Editor, IDE, REPL, and plotter for CircuitPython
CircuitPython boards – Circuit Playground Express, Adafruit Feather M0 Express, Adafruit METRO M0 Express, Adafruit Trinket M0, Adafruit METRO M0 Express, Adafruit GEMMA M0, Adafruit Feather HUZZAH
Adafruit Daily, Python for microcontrollers
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CircuitPython in 2018
CircuitPython on the Adafruit.com/blog
CircuitPython Snakes its Way onto Adafruit Hardware
Adafruit Circuit Playground Express review
CircuitPython on Hackaday
CircuitPython on MAKE
CircuitPython Art Pack! Logos, banners, photos and Blinka!
#CircuitPython tagged on Twitter, latest
CircuitPython videos on YouTube, latest
#CircuitPython tagged photos & videos on Instagram
CircuitPython on Google+ Makers, hackers, artists & engineers
CircuitPython – micropython.org forums
CircuitPython on Reddit
Weekly community chat on Adafruit Discord server CircuitPython channel
Weekly Adafruit Show-and-tell, Wednesday 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts
PyCon 2018 conference, May 2018
ASK AN ENGINEER, Wednesday 8pm ET on YouTube LIVE
Blinka the CircuitPython Limited Edition Enamel Pin
Blinka the CircuitPython Sticker
Blinka the CircuitPython Temporary Tattoo
OMG! We’re showing unreleased hardware… in NEWSLETTER! Here is the ItsyBitsy M4 Express, it runs CircuitPython – FAST – ! CORTEX M4 with 192k of RAM and 512k flash @ 120 Mhz. Expect to see it in the store soon and stop by the Adafruit Discord server for some more sneak previews!
May 2018 – The PyCon 2018 conference, which will take place in Cleveland, is the largest annual gathering for the community using and developing the open-source Python programming language. It is produced and underwritten by the Python Software Foundation, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing and promoting Python. Through PyCon, the PSF advances its mission of growing the international community of Python programmers. Adafruit is a sponsor, we’ll see you in the goodie bag 🙂
News from around the web!
Speed plotting with CircuitPython and Mu: Light speed!
Martin Fitzpatrick built a MicroPython heart rate monitor
Desk of Ladyada talks about the upcoming Metro M4 Tester
A Python Interpreter Written in Python by @akaptur
CircuitPython Essentials Guide
Easterhegg 2018 – MicroPython on ESP32 (in German)
Adafruit CircuitPython Weekly for April 9th, 2018
First look: USB Host Expansion Board for WiPY by Semireg
CircuitPython’s stable release is 2.2.4 and its unstable release is 3.0.0-alpha.3. New to CircuitPython? Start with our Welcome to CircuitPython Guide.
20180403 is the latest CircuitPython library bundle.
v1.9.3 is the latest MicroPython release. Documentation for it is here.
3.6.5 is the latest Python release.
The CircuitPython Weekly Newsletter is a CircuitPython community-run newsletter emailed every Tuesday. It highlights the latest CircuitPython related news from around the web including Python and MicroPython developments. To contribute, edit next week’s draft on GitHub and submit a pull request with the changes. Join our Discord or post to the forum for any further questions.