Learn Hardware Programming with CircuitPython
The perfect introduction to electronics and programming.
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Time to completeApprox. 5 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
CircuitPython is a programming language designed to simplify experimenting and learning to program on hardware devices. It makes getting started with low-cost microcontroller boards easier than ever before.
It adds hardware support for Python, so if you already have Python knowledge, you can easily apply that to using CircuitPython. If you have no previous experience, it’s really simple to get started!
Syllabus2 lessons • 3 projects • 2 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Projects in this course
Bike LightBuild a customizable blinking bike light using NeoPixel LEDs.
Plant CareBuild a temperature, light, and soil moisture sensor for your plant. The device needs to have sensors that accurately measure the amount of water, light & temperature your plant is getting. Get live updates that help you grow the healthiest, happiest plant friends ever.
808 Drum MachineBuild an 808 drum machine using the speaker, cap touches, and... fruits.
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