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
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
How do I get an extension approved?
The MakeCode editor allows the publishing of extensions. These extensions can be loaded into another user's script and used by them. They are really us...
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019 at 2:03 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
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 the code no longer runs on the m...
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019 at 8:59 AM
Taking snapshots in MakeCode
You can download clear images of the blocks, using the snapshot tool. Right-click/tap and hold anywhere in the workspace to use it. Selecting Snapsh...
Wed, 5 Jun, 2019 at 9:17 AM