Students, makers, hobbyists and developers interested in learning more about the awesome BBC micro:bit mini PC, might be interested to no that a new unofficial micro:bit community magazine has launched this week dedicated to the small PC which first launched a couple of years ago.
Micro:mag is a new magazine edited and created by members of the micro:bit community. “A dedicated magazine for the micro:bit is finally here. A team of community members got together to help bring you micro:mag. micro:mag is a magazine made by the community, for the community. All content in our magazine is 100% community written. micro:mag is a chance to get your project showcased to the wider community. If you’d like your project to be featured, please get in touch.”
The first issue is now available to download and features Michael Rimicans providing insight into the micro:bit in libraries scheme. As well as information on how you can loan out micro:bits in hundreds of UK libraries. Plus :
– Skulls or Snakes? Les Pounder guides us through how to make a fun game with the micro:bit and MakeCode.Minecraft Pi and micro:bit: Chris Penn helps us connect out micro:bit to the Raspberry Pi to interact with Minecraft!
– Pimoroni’s pin:bit and scroll:bit reviewed!
– Get to know the Micro:bit Educational Foundation! We ask members of the foundation what is their favourite burger? Read their answers in the :foundation section of the magazine. Exclusive to micro:mag!
Jump over to the official micro:mag website for more information and to download the first issue released under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial ShareAlike 4.0 (CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0) International License.