MicroCode is a icon-based (text-free), keyboard friendly editor for the micro:bit V2. It is suitable for younger learners and users with variable accessibility needs.

Smiley Buttons MicroCode program

  • Kid-friendly, icon-based, structured web-based code editor
  • Live, the code is downloaded to the micro:bit on every edit
  • Cursor based navigation with keyboard (switch access compatible), mouse, touch, screen reader support
  • Accessories (LEDs, servos, ...) supported via Jacdac

MicroCode is open source at https://github.com/microsoft/microcode.

MicroCode requires micro:bit V2. The micro:bit V1 is **not** supported.

Parts

Please be sure the micro:bit is a V2 (Version 2). This project doesn't work with the original / V1 board.

Angled shot of a BBC micro:bit v2.
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Top down view of micro:bit v2 Go Bundle, Batteries and USB Cable.
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This guide was first published on Oct 24, 2022. It was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

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