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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

BBC Micro Bit: Competition for Raspberry Pi?

Micro Bit - Questions and Answers (+video)

Rory Cellan | July 7, 2015

...But in the outside world, the reaction to the computing device which will be given away to a million school children in October was a little more mixed. As I live-streamed the event from my mobile phone, some excited messages popped up ,but others had questions and doubts. More arrived on social media, as teachers learned about the Micro Bit.

Microsoft has helped develop a web-based tool that can be used to program and simulate the Micro Bit.    The Micro Bit is being pitched as a complementary device, rather than a competitor, to the Raspberry Pi, Arduino and Galileo computers.

<more at; related link: (BBC Micro Bit computer's final design revealed)>

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