Editors

What are the different Bluetooth Pairing Modes in MakeCode?
When you pair your micro:bit via the official app, you may get asked to input a pattern or a PIN depending on the pairing protocol used. There are 3 possibl...
Tue, 2 Mar, 2021 at 9:05 AM
Using the micro:bit editors offline
Both the Makecode Editor and Python Editor can be used when your computer is offline. This article details the various configurations. Makecode Editor...
Fri, 2 Aug, 2019 at 1:27 PM
Direct flashing from the browser with the apps and editors
In addition, to drag and drop download,  Chrome based browsers (Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS and Windows) support direct flashing from the browser to th...
Fri, 19 Feb, 2021 at 1:19 PM
Files and Modules in the Python Editor
When the micro:bit is flashed with MicroPython, it enables a simple file system to store files on device. Selecting the load button in the menu will bring u...
Wed, 20 Nov, 2019 at 11:23 AM
How to enable 'experiments' in the Makecode Editor
The editor available at https://makecode/microbit.org has a hidden feature that allows you to play with experimental features. To enable this: Select t...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:33 PM
System and browser requirements
The micro:bit can be used with a computer running MacOS, Windows, Linux or ChromeOS, and mobile devices running Android or iOS. All devices will need a mode...
Fri, 29 May, 2020 at 8:19 AM
How can I code in C++ using the micro:bit
To begin coding in C++ using the micro:bit, you will need to set up the relevant toolchains on your computer.  This may be different depending on which ...
Wed, 2 Dec, 2020 at 11:36 AM
Save and Load Python scripts from the web editor
To save your scripts in the python editor, select save from the menu and your script.py will be saved to your device. Here is an explanation of th...
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019 at 11:11 AM
Firewall requirements for micro:bit editors
If you are presented with a blank screen or you find the simulator is missing in MakeCode, you may need to configure your firewall to allow specific websit...
Thu, 27 May, 2021 at 8:50 AM
Using micro:bit with Raspberry Pi
We do have support for both our MakeCode  and Python editors on Raspbian Pixel. This can be provided via our normal web browser based editors using Chromium...
Tue, 5 Nov, 2019 at 2:16 PM