import board
from digitalio import DigitalInOut, Pull
button = DigitalInOut(board.D3) # defaults to input
button.pull = Pull.UP # turn on internal pull-up resistor
print(button.value)  # False == pressed

Alternate Button Method

button = DigitalInOut(board.D3) 
button.switch_to_input(Pull.UP)
import board
import analogio
potknob = analogio.AnalogIn(board.A1)
position = potknob.value  # ranges from 0-65535
pos = potknob.value // 256  # make 0-255 range
import touchio
import board
touch_pin = touchio.TouchIn(board.GP6)
# on Pico / RP2040, need 1M pull-down on each input
if touch_pin.value: 
print("touched!")
import board
import rotaryio
encoder = rotaryio.IncrementalEncoder(board.GP0, board.GP1) # must be consecutive on Pico
print(encoder.position)  # starts at zero, goes neg or pos
import board
from digitalio import DigitalInOut, Pull
from adafruit_debouncer import Debouncer
button_in = DigitalInOut(board.D3) # defaults to input
button_in.pull = Pull.UP # turn on internal pull-up resistor
button = Debouncer(button_in)
while True:
    button.update()
    if button.fell:
        print("press!")
    if button.rose:
      print("release!")
import board
from digitalio import DigitalInOut, Pull
from adafruit_debouncer import Debouncer
pins = (board.GP0, board.GP1, board.GP2, board.GP3, board.GP4)
buttons = []   # will hold list of Debouncer objects
for pin in pins:   # set up each pin
    tmp_pin = DigitalInOut(pin) # defaults to input
    tmp_pin.pull = Pull.UP      # turn on internal pull-up resistor
    buttons.append( Debouncer(tmp_pin) )
while True:
    for i in range(len(buttons)):
        buttons[i].update()
        if buttons[i].fell:
            print("button",i,"pressed!")
        if buttons[i].rose:
            print("button",i,"released!")

This guide was first published on Apr 02, 2022. It was last updated on Apr 02, 2022.

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