Coding tutorials

Learn how to code with Kitronik. The resources include; free resources for Kitronik designed and manufactured products/kits and a wide variety of coded projects for you to try. The resources cover every ability level and span a wide variety of topics, including the BBC micro:bit. Everything from beginners guides to ambitious maker projects with a coding element.

Whats in the coding tutorials?

Learn how to code with Kitronik. The resources include; free resources for Kitronik designed and manufactured products/kits and a wide variety of coded projects for you to try. The resources cover every ability level and span a wide variety of topics, including the BBC micro:bit. Everything from beginners guides to ambitious maker projects with a coding element.

Whats in the coding tutorials?

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Kitronik On GitHub - A Beginners Guide

Get to grips with GitHub, with this quick and simple beginner's guide. Learn how to make the most of the online repositories we set up for some of our in house products. Though primarily aimed at the Beginner, there is also information of value for the more experienced user. Find out more...
Live Data Logging - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 3

Live Data Logging - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 3

This is part of a series to create a Data logger on the Pico. It assumes that the user has completed the Pico Discovery Kit, and both the additional ‘Pico Thermometer’ and ‘Storing Data on the Pico’ resourcesThis is the third of several extension experiments for the Discovery kit that will only be available online.
Storing Data - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 2

Storing Data - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 2

This resource is part of a series to create a Data logger on the Pico. It assumes that the user has completed the Kitronik Discovery Kit for Raspberry Pi Pico. It is intended to be completed after the Pico Thermometer resource, but this is not essential. 
Pico Thermometer - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 1

Pico Thermometer - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 1

This is the first of several extension experiments for the Discovery kit that will only be available online. Learn how to read the onboard temperature sensor and understand the conversion from Voltage to ADC.
An Introduction To Microcontrollers - Ft. Raspberry Pi Pico and micro:bit

An Introduction To Microcontrollers - Ft. Raspberry Pi Pico and micro:bit

Microcontrollers; what are they, what do they do, and how do you use one? Using the Raspberry Pi Pico and BBC micro:bit for reference, we will answer all of these questions and more! Learn now!
Using MicroPython With The Kitronik Motor Driver Boards for Raspberry Pi Pico

Using MicroPython With The Kitronik Motor Driver Boards for Raspberry Pi Pico

We've recently launched two motor driver boards for the Raspberry Pi Pico, the Kitronik Motor Driver Board and the Kitronik Robotics Board. We've also just created a GutHub repository for each board with MicroPython example code to make the job of using the boards as simple as possible. Find out more...
Using CircuitPython With The Kitronik Motor Driver Boards for Raspberry Pi Pico

Using CircuitPython With The Kitronik Motor Driver Boards for Raspberry Pi Pico

We've recently launched two motor driver boards for the Raspberry Pi Pico, the Kitronik Motor Driver Board and the Kitronik Robotics Board. We've also just created a GutHub repository for each board with CircuitPython example code to make the job of using the boards as simple as possible. Find out more...
What Is Lesson In A Box And Who Is It For

What Is Lesson In A Box And Who Is It For

Kitronik Lesson in a Box has been developed with teachers for teachers, to be an all in one, fully prepared, reusable, and affordable teaching solution that can be used straight out of the box. Find out more!
A practical Guide to Modules, Micro Python and the Raspberry Pi Pico

A practical Guide to Modules, Micro Python and the Raspberry Pi Pico

A practical guide to Modules, Micro python and the Raspberry Pi Pico. Python is a language that allows you to organise your code into sections easily. At its most basic, this is the writing of a function, where code can be called from your main program multiple times. Visit the guide for more information.
Raspberry Pi Pico Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Raspberry Pi Pico Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

We've recently launched the new Discovery Kit for Raspberry Pi Pico board. As the board is relatively new most of us are still getting up to speed as to what the Pico can and can't do. We've included this FAQ to help to shed some light on the sorts of things you might want to know.
Learn To Use The micro:bit... Without A micro:bit

Learn To Use The micro:bit... Without A micro:bit

Are you locked down in a different location to your micro:bit? Do you normally only use one at school? Or, maybe you haven't got around to getting one yet. Good news! You can learn without one! This guide is aimed at the beginner that wants to learn but who doesn't have access to a micro:bit. 
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Online MakeCode Tutorials For The Kitronik Greenhouse Kit

We have created a series of online MakeCode tutorials to introduce you to the features of the Environmental control board. The environmental control board sits at the heart of our Smart Greenhouse Kit. It contains all of the features needed to build a fully automated growing system.
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How To Update HEX Files To micro:bit V2 Universal HEX

We're going to show you how to easily update your micro:bit V1 HEX files to micro:bit V2 Universal HEX files. The good news; there are no code changes required! These 4 simple steps will only take a few seconds. If only all change was this straightforwards! Let's get to it.
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The Differences Between micro:bit V1 And microbit V2

There is a new micro:bit in town and we couldn't be more excited! We head to the workbench to compare the differences between micro:bit V1 and microbit V2. We take a look at both the features and also the technical specifications. Find out more...
Free Online MakeCode Tutorials For STOP:bit for micro:bit main

Free Online MakeCode Tutorials For STOP:bit for micro:bit

We would like to introduce four new free online MakeCode tutorials for STOP:bit for micro:bit. Learn how to write code for STOP:bit from directly w...
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Additional Online Resources For Kitronik Alarm Clock Kit

The Kitronik ZIP Halo HD for micro:bit provides the perfect platform for learning about creating time-based projects that also feature light and so...
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Additional Online Resources For :MOVE Motor For micro:bit

Free additional resources for the Kitronik :MOVE Motor for micro:bit. Work through each of the 6 tutorials to gain a full understanding of all of the features of :MOVE Motor. It's fun, it's hands-on, and you'll also learn a lot of interesting things along the way!

Level up your robotics game now!
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Kitronik Gamer Comparison - Which Gamer Is Right For You

Find out more about Kitronik's gamers - which one is right for you, the main differences between them and how you can create retro games!
Comparison Between Inventor's Kit and Discovery Kit

Comparison Between Inventor's Kit and Discovery Kit

Kitronik Inventor's Kit for BBC micro:bit has been one of the most successful products we have launched. Having discovered a need for an ultimate b...
How To Make a Kitronik ZIP Tile For microbit Gamer

How To Make a Kitronik ZIP Tile For microbit Gamer

In this resource, we show you how we turned a Kitronik ZIP Tile, and a BBC micro:bit into a portable retro gamer. The ZIP tile is perfect for some ...