03 Oct '12, 5pm

A new tutorial by Dia covers using LilyTwinkle in e-textile projects - it's a great way to ease entry to programming!

A new tutorial by Dia covers using LilyTwinkle in e-textile projects - it's a great way to ease entry to programming!

Using the LilyTiny board by Dia | October 03, 2012 | 6 comments What I love about the LilyTiny and LilyTwinkle are how much they lower the barrier-to-entry for advanced e-textiles. The jump from extremely basic LED circuits to Arduino projects can be really daunting to those who have no programming experience at all. I should know, I had never looked at a line of code before I started e-textiles, and it's still a foreign language to me. The LilyTiny and LilyTwinkle let people who haven't had a lot of experience with micro-controller circuits start slow -- just building the circuit, using the pins, and enjoying a cool animated effect -- all without coding. To me, the benefits boil down to three important things: • If you don't want to learn to program, or aren't ready yet, it will allow you to see and try out some of the cool effects that coded projects can produce. • It's ...

Full article: http://www.sparkfun.com/news/972

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