Friday Hack Chat: Circuit Python

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Back in the olden days, if you wanted to learn how to program a computer, you used the BASIC interpreter stored in ROM. This is how an entire generation of devs learned how to program. Now, home computers do not exist, there is no programming language stored in ROM, and no one should inflict JavaScript on 8-year-olds. What is the default, My First Programming Language™ today? Python. And now it’s on microcontrollers.

For this week’s Hack Chat on, we’re going to be talking all about Circuit Python. Circuit Python is based on the Open Source MicroPython, a Python 3 …read more