Using the WebUSB feature available in makecode.microbit.org and using a Chrome-based browser like Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, we are able to display live data from the micro:bit in the console page of the editor.
- Pair your micro:bit in the browser. You'll need the most recent firmware on your micro:bit to do this.
- Once you've paired, the on-screen dialogue will tell you to try downloading a program. Use something that will output serial data in order to display this on the console and flash the micro:bit (note that this has to be done via the browser connection, dragging and dropping the file will not work for displaying the device console).
- Click on Show console Device to view the output. Form this point you can download as a .CSV and open as a spreadsheet.
In this example, we are displaying the light level, which in turn outputs the reading over the serial connection.