MakeCode

How to Use radio group codes with the Makecode Editor
The 'radio' blocks in Makecode sit on top of the radio interface, that is surfaced from the Lancaster University DAL (Device Abstraction Layer). ...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:47 PM
Forever runs before OnStart finishes
PROBLEM My Forever loop starts before the OnStart has finished I get runtime error 40 or 42, (NULL reference) CAUSE Under the covers, the micro...
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017 at 7:15 PM
Displaying live serial data from the micro:bit in the MakeCode console
Using the WebUSB feature available in makecode.microbit.org when using the Chrome browser, we are able to display live data from the micro:bit in the consol...
Thu, 4 Apr, 2019 at 8:36 AM
Locking and unlocking Makecode Editor .hex files
The Makecode Editor attempts to embed a compressed version of the original program source code into the .hex file, if there is space for it. This is so that...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:41 PM
Using multiple variables in the f(x) block
There is no visual representation of parameters in the Javascript Blocks editor, but you can drop into javascript to do this - and you can then come back to...
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018 at 9:59 AM
MakeCode extension approval
Adding Extensions The MakeCode editor allows users to publish their own extensions that can then be used in the editor. This is useful for publishing ...
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019 at 3:17 PM
Randomly fill the LED screen
Press Button A to fill the LED screen in a random pattern
Tue, 5 Nov, 2019 at 2:11 PM
Initialising a Neopixel
This video describes the process of initialising a Neopixel in the Makecode editor. It is important to use the show block to turn the pixels on
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:46 PM
How do I access files on the micro:bit in the Makecode editor?
There is an experimental beta filesystem in MakeCode, you can find it by going to the "Add packages" menu and searching for "files": ...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:48 PM
Updated .Hex file no longer runs on micro:bit
If you find that after updating an old .hex file (pre October 2018) in the current MakeCode v1 editor makecode.microbit.org the code no longer runs on the m...
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019 at 8:59 AM