Drawing beautiful curves and perfect circles with a mouse is hard! It's been likened to trying to paint with a bar of soap. You can enlist your Circuit Playground Express coded with MakeCode to be your Mouse Painter assistant. Loaded with pre-programmed shapes, the CPX can "click" your mouse buttons and move your cursor for you to create gorgeous shape in your favorite digital paint program.

This guide will show you how to code it in MakeCode, and then you can expand on your palette of available shapes to make your own masterpiece.

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Circuit Playground Express is the next step towards a perfect introduction to electronics and programming. We've taken the original Circuit Playground Classic and...
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This guide was first published on Aug 18, 2019. It was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

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