Recapping the Week: September 20-26

We have now begun the weekly give-away for our top blog commenter. The prize is a chipKIT WF32. We will be tallying comments all week, and our first winner will be announced in next weekend’s recap post. (There were no non-Digilent commenters this week.) So, if you want that winner to be you, start commenting here on our blog.

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Fritzing Help

If you have ever read our blog posts or Learn site material, you may have seen a circuit with a simplistic view and format. All these circuits were probably made using a program called Fritzing.

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Fritzing Tips and Tricks

As promised, this post provides some of the tips and tricks for using Fritzing that some of the other interns and I have discovered in our use of the software. I have been working closely with Fritzing to get a Digilent parts bin in the next release, which should happen soon!

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Fritzing and Digilent

At Digilent, we use Fritzing to present educational concepts. A lot of our Learn projects feature Fritzing. A number of our parts (with more being added regularly) are in Fritzing Projects (search for Digilent) and in the user-created parts repository. From designing circuits to demonstrating new concepts, we use Fritzing for showing people what we’re working on. We also use some Fritzing graphics in our inventories for our Learn projects. (The one shown below is from a project about debouncing circuits with libraries.)

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