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A curated list of awesome CircuitPython guides, videos, libraries, frameworks, software and resources.
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Nov 24th


  • Changing Lives through Open Source, Passion and Mentoring - Changing Lives through Open Source, Passion and Mentoring, Keynote by Kattni Rembor at Pyohio 2019.
  • CircuitPython: Python on hardware - CircuitPython: Python on hardware by Dave Astels at PyCon Canada.
  • Embedded Programming for everyone using MicroPython and CircuitPython - Embedded Programming for everyone using MicroPython and CircuitPython by Ayan Pahwa at FOSSASIA Summit.
  • Extending MicroPython: Using C for good - A look at how MicroPython can be extended to add features and improve performance. By Matt Trentini at PyCon Australia.
  • Max Holiday - CircuitPython in space, SmallSats and more! - Max Holiday.
  • MicroPython & the Internet of Things - MicroPython & the Internet of Things by Damien George at GOTO 2016.
  • PyCon2019 Keynote: Python on Hardware – Nina Zakharenko - Nina Zakharenko.
  • PyCon India - 2019 Interactive Hardware Poster Presentation powered by CircuitPython by Ayan Pahwa and Aakanksha Agrawal - Ayan Pahwa and Aakanksha Agrawal.
  • VIDEO: PyCascades – Light Up Your Life – With Python and LEDs - Nina Zakharenko.
  • Books

  • Getting started with Circuit Playground Express by Anne Barela (or purchase as part of your order from the Adafruit store) - Introduction and discussion of the Circuit Playground Express including programming via CircuitPython, MakeCode and Arduino.
  • Podcasts

    Podcast Episodes about CircuitPython

  • Hanselminutes Technology Podcast – Learning CircuitPython with Scott Shawcroft
  • Real Python Podcast Episode 5: Exploring CircuitPython with host Christopher Bailey and guest Thea Flowers
  • Real Python Podcast Episode 75: Building With CircuitPython & Constraints of Python for Microcontrollers with host Christopher Bailey and guest Scott Shawcroft
  • Episode #272: No IoT things in hand? Simulate them with Device Simulator Express
  • Episode #325: MicroPython + CircuitPython
  • Swag

  • CircuitPython 7 release poster - CircuitPython release version 7 poster.
  • Jun 10th


  • CircuitPython Community Libraries - CircuitPython Community Libraries. There are over 45+ libraries available.
  • Mar 31st


  • Initiation au langage CircuitPython et à la puce nRF52840 - A French introduction to CircuitPython and the nRF52840.
  • Dec 27th, 2020


  • Nordic Semiconductor - nRF52840 DK board PCA10056, nRF52840 Dongle PCA10059.
  • Dec 7th, 2020


  • Adafruit CircuitPython boards - Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, Adafruit Feather M0 Basic, Adafruit Feather M0 Express, Adafruit Feather M0 Adalogger, Adafruit Feather M0 RFM9x, Adafruit Feather M0 RFM69, Adafruit Feather M4 Express, Adafruit Feather nRF52832, Adafruit Feather nRF52840 Express, Adafruit nRF52840 Sense, Adafruit CLUE, Adafruit Gemma M0, Adafruit Grand Central M4 Express, Adafruit HalloWing M0 Express, Adafruit HalloWing M4 Expres, Adafruit ItsyBitsy M0 Express, Adafruit ItsyBitsy M4 Express, Adafruit ItsyBitsy NRF52840 Express, Adafruit Metro M0 Express, Adafruit Metro M4 Express, Adafruit Metro ESP32-S2, Adafruit Metro nRF52840 Express, Adafruit NeoTrellis M4, Adafruit Trinket M0, Adafruit PyPortal, Adafruit PyPortal Titano, Adafruit PyPortal Pynt, Adafruit pIRkey, Adafruit Feather Huzzah, Adafruit PyBadge, Adafruit PyBadge AirLift, Adafruit PyBadge LC, Adafruit PyGamer, Adafruit PyGamer Advance, Adafruit Metro M4 AirLift Lite, Adafruit Gemma M0 PyCon 2018, Adafruit Circuit Playground Express Digi-Key, Adafruit Circuit Playground Express 4-H, Adafruit Circuit Playground Express + Crickit, Adafruit Circuit Playground Express Bluefruit, Adafruit Feather M0 Express + Crickit, Adafruit PyRuler, Adafruit EdgeBadge, Adafruit M7 1011, Adafruit Matrix Portal M4, Adafruit Feather M4 CAN, Adafruit Feather STM32F405 Express, Adafruit MagTag, Adafruit MONSTER M4SK, Adafruit QT Py, Adafruit QT Py Haxpress.
  • Electronic Cats - CatWAN USB Stick, Meow Meow, Escornabot Makechstars1, NFC Copy Catstars53 bast_pro_mini_m0, Bast Wifi.
  • MakerDiary - nRF52840 Micro Dev Kit, nRF52840 Micro Dev Kit USB Dongle, M60 Mechanical Keyboard, Pitaya Go, nRF52840 M.2 Developer Kit.
  • NXP - MIMXRT1010 Eval Kit, MIMXRT1060 Eval Kit, MIMXRT1020 Eval Kit.
  • Benjamin Shockley - Mini SAM M4.
  • Radomir Dopieralski - PewPew, μGame, PewPew M4, Fluff M0.
  • SparkFun - SparkFun Pro nRF52840 Mini, SparkFun SAMD21 Mini, SparkFun SAMD21 Dev, SparkFun Pro nRF52840 Mini, SparkFun SAMD21 Dev, SparkFun RedBoard Turbo, SparkFun LumiDrive, Sparkfun Qwiic Micro, SparkFun Qwiic Micro without Flash, SparkFun Qwiic Micro with Flash, SAMD51 Thing Plus.
  • Dave Astels - Feather M0 Supersized, Trinket M0 Haxpress.
  • Max Holiday - KickSat Spritestars7, SAM32stars43.
  • Itaca Innovation - uChip M0.
  • Robot Exploration Lab - PyCubed, PyCubed w/MRAM.
  • arturo182 - Serpente, Feather MIMXRT1062, Feather MIMXRT1011.
  • PJRC - Teensy 4.0, Teensy 4.1.
  • Electronut Labs - Papyr, Blip.
  • J&J Studios - datum-IMU, datum-Distance, datum-Weather, datum-Light.
  • Seeed Studio - Seeeduino XIAO, Wio Terminal.
  • ST - STM32F412 Discovery Kit, STM32F411 Discovery kit, STM32F407 Discovery Kit, STM32H743 Nucleo, STM32F767 Nucleo, STM32F746 Nucleo, STM32F746 Discovery kit.
  • Alethea Flowers - Winterbloom Sol, Winterbloom Big Honking Button.
  • Cedar Grove Studios - StringCar M0 Express.
  • - Snekboard.
  • XinaBox - XinaBox CS11, XinaBox CC03.
  • Scott Shawcroft - Python powered GameBoy-compatible cartridgestars38.
  • ndGarage - Ndbit6stars0.
  • 8086 Consultancy - Commander.
  • Alorium Technology, LLC - AloriumTech Evo M51.
  • ARAMCON Badge Team - ARAMCON Badge 2019.
  • BDMICRO, LLC - Vina-D51, Vina-D21.
  • bleeptrack - PicoPlanet.
  • Espressif - Saola 1 w/WROOM, Saola 1 w/WROVER, ESP32-S2 Kaluga Dev Kit featuring WROVER.
  • Espruino - Espruino Pico, Espruino WiFi.
  • Hangzhou LeBan - HiiBot BlueFi, HiiBot IoTs2.
  • Ikigaisense - Ikigaisense Vita.
  • Jeremy Gillick - Thunderpackstars40.
  • Microchip - SAM E54 Xplained Pro.
  • microDev - microS2.
  • Muselab - NanoESP32 S2stars35.
  • Nice Keyboards - Nice!Nano.
  • Oak Development Technologies - CP Sapling.
  • OpenMV - OpenMV H7.
  • Raytac Corporation - MDBT50Q-DB-40.
  • Sean 'xobs' Cross - Fomu.
  • Simmel Project - Simmel Boardstars18.
  • Switch Science, Inc. - BLE-SS Dev Board Multi Sensor
  • TG-Techie - TG-Watch02Astars14.
  • TinkeringTech - ScoutMakes Azul.
  • Unexpected Maker - Unexpected Maker FeatherS2.
  • Robotics Masters - Robo HAT MM1 M4.
  • Sony - Spresense.
  • TZT - STM32F411CE Black Pill.
  • KittenBot - Meowbit.
  • OSHWA - Open Hardware Summit 2020 Badge.
  • Damien George - PyBoard 1.1.
  • Oddly Specific Objects - The Open Bookstars5.8k.
  • Elecrow - PYB Nano v2.
  • Teknikio - Bluebird.
  • Sarfata - ShIRtty Boardstars7.
  • Null Byte Labs LLC - CircuitBrains Deluxe, CircuitBrains Basic.
  • Books

  • Ten Games for the Circuit Playground Express by Rick Leander - Ten classic games adapted for Circuit Python.
  • Code

  • Coding CircuitPython on iOS 13.x - With the launch of iOS 13, iPhone users now have the ability to edit code on CircuitPython USB devices!
  • Frameworks

  • Using Microsoft VSCode for CircuitPython - Blog post discussing the process.
  • News

  • Program CircuitPython devices with iPhone & iOS 13 - With the launch of iOS 13, iPhone users now have the ability to edit code on CircuitPython USB devices!
  • PyDev of the Week: Scott Shawcroft - July 1, 2019.
  • PyCon2019 Keynote - Light Up Your Life - With Python and LEDs - By Nina Zakharenko. Python opens a whole new world of working with wearable electronics. The slides are also available.
  • Python on Hardware Means Choices for Makers - By Liz Clark - Apress. CircuitPython (a fork of MicroPython that is designed from the ground up to be beginner friendly.) This allows end users to use Python for their electronics hardware projects similar to how they may have used C/C++ with the Arduino IDE.
  • CircuitPython on - Posts on related to CircuitPython.
  • HackSpace Magazine - Issue 17 - CircuitPython powered Adafruit Grand Central M4 Express review.
  • Social

  • CircuitPython community on Reddit - Dedicated home of CircuitPython on reddit /r/circuitpython/.
  • CircuitPython on - Curated list of projects on
  • Podcasts

  • The Best Python Podcasts - The Best Python Podcasts.
  • Talks

  • EuroPython 2019 talk video: Nicholas Tollervey – Tools of the Trade: The Making of a Code Editor - Nicholas Tollervey.
  • EuroPython 2019 talk video: Radomir Dopieralski – Game Development with CircuitPython - Radomir Dopieralski.
  • Hanselminutes Technology Podcast – Learning CircuitPython with Scott Shawcroft - Scott Shawcroft.
  • Lighting Macro Photographs with CircuitPython - Lighting Macro Photographs with CircuitPython by Stacy Morse at PyCon Australia.
  • Writing fast and efficient MicroPython - Writing fast and efficient MicroPython by Damien George at PyCon Australia.
  • Events

  • ASK AN ENGINEER, Wednesday 8pm ET on YouTube LIVE - The longest running YouTube live show about electronics, information on CircuitPython each week during "Python on hardware segment".
  • Nov 15th, 2020


  • CircuitPython 6 release poster - CircuitPython release version 6 poster.
  • Nov 2nd, 2020


  •, a browser-based IDE and REPL for CircuitPython - An in-browser editor designed especially for Chromebooks. Works on almost any computer that can run a Chromium-based browser.
  • Jul 27th, 2020


  • Make Music with the Circuit Playground Express by Rick Leander - Twelve projects that make music, sound and noise with Circuit Python.
  • Feb 25th, 2020


  • Arduino - Arduino MKR WAN 1300, Arduino MKR Zero, Arduino Zero, Arduino Nano 33 BLE, Arduino Nano 33 IoT.
  • Jan 13th, 2020


  • Glider: An app for editing Python on mobile devices wirelesslystars37 - Also a video, in development.
  • News

  • Learn Hardware Programming with CircuitPython - A course offered by Codecademy in collaboration with Adafruit.
  • Use CircuitPython boards on the TI-83 Premium CE calculator - CircuitPython runs on Texas Instrument calculators.
  • Community

  • Adafruit CircuitPython Discord channel #CircuitPython - 24/7 chat and support on CircuitPython including a weekly podcast.
  • Oct 3rd, 2019


  • Microsoft Device Simulator Express - Virtual Circuit Playground Express and CircuitPython programming in Visual Studio Code.
  • Podcasts

    Podcast Episodes about CircuitPython

  • The Best Python Podcasts
  • Events

  • PyCon 2020 - Pittsburg, PA USA April 15-23, 2020, planned CircuitPython hardware and sprints.
  • Books

  • Learning IoT with Python and Raspberry Pi by E.I. Horvath, E.A. Horvath
  • Sep 30th, 2019

    Sep 3rd, 2019


  • Prof. Fartsparkle - Numberwang badge
  • Aug 5th, 2019


  • CircuitPython for beginners with Adafruit Circuit Playground Express & Mu - Japanese by author Aoyama_PROD coming in September, 2019 from TechBookFest.
  • News

  • Changing Lives through Open Source, Passion and Mentoring - the keynote talk at PyOhio, July 27, 2019 by Kattni Rembor.
  • Swag

  • CircuitPython 4 release poster - CircuitPython release version 4 poster featuring Nordic.
  • CircuitPython 3 release poster - CircuitPython release version 3 poster.
  • CircuitPlayground lanyard - CircuitPlayground lanyard featuring Blinka.
  • Aug 2nd, 2019


  • Thonny, a Python IDE for beginners - An editor with support for CircuitPython and MicroPython.
  • Jul 29th, 2019


  • Control servos with CircuitPython and Raspberry Pi - The MagPi Magazine, Issue 84, Melissa LeBlanc-Williams, July, 2019.
  • Jun 19th, 2019


  • Five Things You Didn't Know Python Could Do - YouTube video, June 19, 2019.
  • May 20th, 2019


  • Scott Shawcroft: History of CircuitPython - A discussion of CircuitPython for the core developers of Python, PyCon 2019.
  • May 16th, 2019


  • A helper for CircuitPython development with Atomstars1 - A helper for the Atom editor.
  • Books

  • Wearable Tech Projects by Sophy Wong - Contains many wearable projects using CircuitPython.
  • Code

  • Adafruit CircuitPython Libraries - Current Adafruit CircuitPython Libraries. There are over 150+ libraries available. More on Libraries on
  • Apr 15th, 2019


  • CircuitPython Versions: Select per board at (easiest) or visit GitHub.
  • CircuitPython Beta Releases: Select per board at (easiest), The 4.0 announcement
  • Adafruit Blinka - SBC Compatibility - CircuitPython Libraries on Raspberry Pi and other compatible single-board computers (SBC) running Linux.
  • Books

  • CircuitPython Development Workshop by Agus Kurniawan - This book helps you to get started with CircuitPython development. This book uses the Adafruit ItsyBitsy M0 Express board for development.
  • Mar 31st, 2019


  • Circuit Playground Express 4-H edition approved - The 4-H branded version was approved by the USDA, this is the first CircuitPython powered board that is also 4-H approved!
  • CircuitPython in Space - CircuitPython provides an approachable and logical means of conducting science with hardware. Paired with low-cost hardware shown to work in space, we can enable an new generation to question and explore the unknown. With the necessary “satellite stuff” already baked in, students can spend their time trying something new rather than reinventing the wheel.
  • Mar 30th, 2019


  • Make: Vol. 68 Boards guide - Make: Magazine names Python the #1 Tech Trend for boards in 2019!
  • Scott Shawcroft Is Squeezing Python Into Microcontrollers - IEEE Spectrum Magazine article on the Python programming language for makers.
  • Adafruit PyPortal: GUI meets CircuitPython in a Big Way - Disrupt It Yourself podcast on CircuitPython and the IoT device, PyPortal.
  • Cool Tools - Sophy Wong Talks Circuit Playground Express including CircuitPython.
  • CircuitPython for Rapid Microcontroller-Based Prototyping and Development - Digi-Key on the open source community's efforts adapting specific microcontrollers and dev boards to support serious microcontroller development using CircuitPython.
  • Code

  • CircuitPython Cheat Sheet - Dave Astels's helpful cheat sheet on CircuitPython.
  • Feb 15th, 2019


  • Method's Magazine - Methods eZine: Design Trends & the Transformation of Everything features Python on hardware, page 35 - PDF.
  • Feb 7th, 2019


  • Weekly community chat on Adafruit Discord server CircuitPython channel - Audio / Podcast edition - Audio from the Discord chat space for CircuitPython, meetings are usually Mondays at 2pm ET, this is the audio version on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, and XML feed.
  • Python on hardware weekly video cast - The wonderful world of Python on hardware! This is our video-newsletter-podcast of all things Python and electronics! The news comes from the Python community, discord, Adafruit communities and more. It’s part of the weekly newsletter, then we have a segment on ASK an ENGINEER and this is the video slice from that! This video podcast is on iTunes, YouTube, IGTV (Instagram TV), and XML.
  • Jan 26th, 2019


  • Particle - Particle Argon, Particle Boron, Particle Xenon.
  • News

  • HackSpace Magazine - Issue 15 - CircuitPython makes the cover on HackSpace Magazine with feature article, and projects.
  • CircuitPython in 2019 - Community call for what's wanted and needed in CircuitPython for 2019.
  • CircuitPython in 2018 - An article discussing the future directions for CircuitPython 2018 edition.
  • Social

  • CircuitPython Twitter - Twitter account aggregator for CircuitPython news and more.
  • CircuitPython tagged on Reddit - Reddit posts relating to CircuitPython.
  • CircuitPython on - Python on hardware projects on including CircuitPython.
  • CircuitPython on Instructables - How-tos, guides, and more, using CircuitPython on Autodesk's Instructables.
  • Events

  • Weekly community chat on Adafruit Discord server CircuitPython channel - The Discord chat space for CircuitPython, meetings are usually Mondays at 2pm ET.
  • Dec 1st, 2018


  • Programming with MicroPython - by Nicholas H. Tollervey, includes CircuitPython - Discusses the MicroPython language.
  • News

  • The Amp Hour #383 - An Interview with Scott Shawcroft.
  • CircuitPython in MicroSolutions Digital Magazine - Microchip’s MicroSolutions, “Python on Microcontrollers” in Design Corner article. MicroSolutions is Microchip’s bi-monthly digital magazine.
  • Community

  • Python on Hardware weekly VideoCast - The wonderful world of Python on hardware. Video-newsletter-podcast of all things Python and electronics.
  • CircuitPython Weekly Meeting - Video archive of weekly community meeting via Discord, starting from September, 2017.
  • Adafruit CircuitPython Forums - The Adafruit discussion forum on CircuitPython.
  • Newsletter

  • Archives of all newsletters - List of every newsletter published from the start, November 2016.
  • Jun 6th, 2018


  • Welcome to CircuitPython! - An overview of CircuitPython and the community.
  • CircuitPython Essentials - Learning the essential functions of CircuitPython.
  • CircuitPython - Adafruit Learning Guides on CircuitPython.
  • CircuitPython & MicroPython - Guides on both CircuitPython and MicroPython.
  • Code

  • CircuitPython API Reference - A list of functions and documentation available for CircuitPython.
  • Circuit Playground Express CircuitPython API Reference - The functions and documentation specific to the Circuit Playground Express using CircuitPython.
  • CircuitPython GitHub Repositorystars2.7k - The source code for CircuitPython on GitHub.
  • Frameworks

  • The Mu Editor, IDE, REPL, and plotter for CircuitPython - The recommended Python editor for CircuitPython.
  • For developers, Mu: A Python Code Editor - The documentation for Mu.
  • Newsletter

  • Contribute to newsletterstars38 - Guidelines on contributing to the newsletter.
  • Adafruit Daily, Python for microcontrollers - A weekly newsletter on MicroPython and CircuitPython, a spam-free list.
  • News

  • CircuitPython on the - Adafruit Blog posts discussing CircuitPython.
  • CircuitPython Snakes its Way onto Adafruit Hardware - An article by MAKE on CircuitPython.
  • Adafruit Circuit Playground Express review - Raspberry Pi reviews the Circuit Playground Express.
  • CircuitPython on Hackaday - Hackaday posts related to CircuitPython.
  • CircuitPython on MAKE - CircuitPython related content on MAKE.
  • Art

  • CircuitPython Art Pack! Logos, banners, photos and Blinka! - Adafruit art relating to CircuitPython.
  • Social

  • #CircuitPython tagged on Twitter, latest - Twitter posts tagged CircuitPython.
  • CircuitPython videos on YouTube, latest - YouTube posts tagged CircuitPython.
  • #CircuitPython tagged photos & videos on Instagram - Posts on Instagram tagged CircuitPython.
  • CircuitPython - forums - Articles on the MicroPython forums tagged for CircuitPython.
  • Events

  • Weekly Adafruit Show-and-tell, Wednesday 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts - The weekly Adafruit Show-and-tell program often has CircuitPython-related projects on display.
  • Swag

  • Blinka the CircuitPython Limited Edition Enamel Pin - An enamel pin with the CircuitPython mascot.
  • Blinka the CircuitPython Sticker - A sticker featuring Blinka, the CircuitPython mascot.
  • Blinka the CircuitPython Temporary Tattoo - A temporary tattoo featuring the Blinka character.
  • Last Checked At: 2021-11-27T04:05:42.830Z


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