Microsoft MakeCode for micro:bit

Microsoft MakeCode for micro:bit

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About Microsoft MakeCode for micro:bit

The micro:bit is a fun and easy way for anyone to get creative with physical computing. The micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer with an LED display, buttons, speaker, motion sensor and more! Microsoft’s MakeCode for micro:bit app makes it simple to code the micro:bit using drag-and-drop blocks, JavaScript or Python code editors to create fun projects like a DIY pedometer, a room intruder alert system, or a soil moisture monitor for your houseplants. The app also includes an on-screen micro:bit simulator so you can see your code running even if you don’t have a micro:bit device.

Key features

  • Code in Blocks, JavaScript or Python and switch back and forth between modes as you gain experience
  • No micro:bit? No problem! The MakeCode for micro:bit app includes an on-screen simulator making it easy to test and run your programs
  • Tap into a large ecosystem of micro:bit accessories and extensions to extend the capabilities of the micro:bit
  • Easily download your programs onto the micro:bit device with just a click! No drivers or configuration files needed