Editor Updates

Python Editor Version 2
Version 2 The October 2019 release of the micro:bit Python Editor (python.microbit.org) brought with it a number of new features and UI changes. This relea...
Tue, 7 Jan, 2020 at 1:51 PM
MakeCode 2019 update
The 2019 update to the MakeCode editor contains a number of new features and bug fixes. Functions with parameters You can now pass parameters to functi...
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019 at 2:25 PM
MakeCode 2020 update
This article provides an overview of the range of new features and improvements available in the MakeCode Editor 2020 release at https://makecode.microbit.o...
Mon, 14 Dec, 2020 at 8:58 AM
Makecode Editor Updates
Ensure makecode.microbit.org is whitelisted within your firewall. Talk to your local IT support if you think it may be blocked.          Where to f...
Tue, 12 Jan, 2021 at 4:43 PM
Python Editor Updates
Version 2 (python.microbit.org) Version 2 of The Python Editor will see a number of changes including:  Improvements to the user interface A new ...
Tue, 6 Oct, 2020 at 3:26 PM
How do I import my editor scripts and .hex files?
This article only applies to importing scripts in Desktop/Laptop PC based web editors. This is the preferred method for updating .hex files To import or ...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2021 at 10:02 AM
Makecode Editor version 1
The October 2018 version 1 update to the Makecode editor brought with it a number of new features and some UI changes. Here's a handy before and after ...
Mon, 27 Apr, 2020 at 2:28 PM
What does the banner mean on the Makecode Editor?
A grey coloured information banner on makecode.microbit.org will be introduced in early 2018 by Microsoft to comply with the EU GDPR.  What has change...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:34 PM
Can I still access TouchDevelop, Microsoft Blocks and CodeKingdoms and old Python editors?
No.The editors were retired on 31st Decemeber 2018. There's more information about the shutdown and migration from microbit.co.uk in this article.
Wed, 2 Jan, 2019 at 11:18 AM
What happened to microbit.co.uk? On the 31st of December 2018 the website hosted at http://microbit.co.uk was retired and pages redirected to microbit.org ...
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019 at 9:19 AM