3 Getting Started with Microsoft MakeCode

Enough background information! It is time to plug Circuit Playground Express into a computer and get a feel for what it can do.

If you have not had a chance to get a Circuit Playground Express yet, you can still go to the Microsoft MakeCode section and start to program, because the MakeCode environment has a Circuit Playground Express simulator to show you what the code will do. You can then save that code and run it on Circuit Playground Express when you are able to get one. Figure 3-1 shows the MakeCode logo.

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Figure 3-1. The MakeCode logo (Credit: Microsoft)

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