Dan, Kattni, and Scott on ASK AN ENGINEER! The team visited the Adafruit NYC factory and were on the weekly “ASK AN ENGINEER” show with Ladyada. Check it out! Video. During the video we also showed off the limited edition PyCon GEMMA!
There was CAKE! More photos here – Flickr.
News from around the web!
Getting Started With MicroPython, LinuxConfAu 2018 – Sydney, Australia
New PyPI launched, legacy PyPI shutting down April 30
Python and MicroPython in educator survery
Trellis and speaker via Circuit Python Video by cschmitz
Jeff Epler analyzed code size impact for bit reversing SPI output in CircuitPython
PyDev of the Week: Stacy Morse found Python through MicroPython!
PyWeek is a twice-yearly challenge to write a video game in Python from scratch in one week pyweek.org.PyWeek is a twice-yearly challenge to write a video game in Python from scratch in one week pyweek.org. Check @ntoll’s progress with Mu.
Help the Python Foundation reach their goal of $20,000.00 USD by May 12th! Donate here.
New Learn Guides!
Arduino Ethernet + SD Card from Mike Barela
Digital Circuits 4: Sequential Circuits from @dastels
Desktop Fume Extractor from @Noe and @Pedro
Adafruit Metro M4 Express featuring ATSAMD51 from @ladyada and @kattni
We showed this off, coming soon!
The latest “stickers” iOS app from Adafruit includes MOAR BLINKA! App Store.
PLOT OF THE WEEK!
VIDEO: Sensor graphing with plotter. CircuitPython + Mu + TEMPERATURE
CODE: Sensor Plotting with Mu and CircuitPython – TEMPERATURE
GUIDE: Sensor Plotting with Mu and CircuitPython
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 🙂
CircuitPython’s stable release is 2.2.4 and its unstable release is 3.0.0-alpha.4. New to CircuitPython? Start with our Welcome to CircuitPython Guide.
20180415 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.
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