Lesson 3 – Controlling Neopixels

Tutorial –

  1. Your next tutorial of this series is going to be, “Controlling Neopixels”
  2. As part of this tutorial we will use the Edublocks editor, explore the world of programming with MicroPython and learn more about the BBC micro:bit.
  3. Click here to access the tutorial – <Link>. Let’s get coding!!!! Clicking on the link opens up a new window.
  4. Click here to open up the Edublocks editor. We will write our programs for this tutorial using the Edublock Python editor for the BBC micro:bit.

Prerequisites –

  1. This tutorial makes use of the BBC micro:bit. If you haven’t purchased a BBC micro:bit yet you might want to head over and pick one up now.
  2. We would recommend that you pick up the BBC micro:bit, BBC micro:bit breakout board and a breadboard.
  3. The BBC micro:bit breakout board and breadboard makes working with the BBC micro:bit a lot easier. You can pick up these items from OzToyLib.
  4. We will be using the Edublock Block editor (https://edublocks.org) to write code for all our tutorials.

Reference –

  1. To learn more about the BBC micro:bit please visit – <Link>
  2. To learn more about global re-sellers of the BBC micro:bit please please visit – <Link>