Software Setup for micro:bit

This tutorial for Python editor v2 has been replaced by Get Started with micro:bit and Python, for Python editor v3. 

What it’s About

The micro:bit module is a tiny computer with lights, buttons, and sensors. Follow this tutorial to get ready for programming your micro:bit on its own, or as the brain of the cyber:bot robot.

What you need to get started

  • A Windows, Mac or Chromebook computer with a USB port open
  • A micro:bit module
  • A USB A to microB cable (these are included in the micro:bit GO and CLUB kits)