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Python microbit basics: How to display images

This beginners tutorial talks you through how to get started displaying and manipulating images on a BBC micro:bit.   Run the python code below in the micro:bit simulator to see three different ways of showing an image: The easiest way to display an image is to use a built in image such as Image.HAPPY

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Python microbit basics: How to display text

The screen on a micro:bit only has 25 pixels in a grid of 5×5 so it can only display one character at a time.┬áThere are two main ways to display text on a micro:bit in python: you can scroll the characters from right to left or display a whole character one after the other:

micro:bit Python Simulator

I’ve been following the hype around the BBC micro:bits since they were announced but it’s been notoriously difficult to get my hands on one. My Y7s have been waiting for their class set to arrive since they were promised in September and although I know there are plenty of schools out there who’ve received them,

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