This PyPortal project shows one notable electronic or science fact every day. Based on what day it is, CircuitPython code grabs JSON data from a database and then prints information about the person associated with that day. Want more info on the person? Use the QR code!

We created our very own database with data on the most memorable electronics and sciencey peoples. The CircuitPython code grabs from this database to bring you all these great factoids!

Parts

You can pick up an Adafruit PyPortal and a USB cable (if needed). If you like, you can mount the PyPortal in the Adafruit laser-cut acrylic stand.

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This here is your standard A to micro-B USB cable, for USB 1.1 or 2.0. Perfect for connecting a PC to your Metro, Feather, Raspberry Pi or other dev-board or...
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You can use any case you like. If you get the stand enclosure kit, the instructions for assembly are in this guide page. You can see some other cases (3D printed, etc. via this Adafruit Learning System link.

This guide was first published on Feb 05, 2020. It was last updated on Feb 05, 2020.

This page (Overview) was last updated on Jul 03, 2020.