Getting Started with a Microbit

You can have code running on your microbit within minutes.

There are two immediate options: Python or PXT.io.

Editor Options

PXT.io Javascript Editor

Write your program. Click 'Download' to get the `.hex` file.
Connect microbit
Connect microbit to computer with USB lead.
New Disk Drive
A new drive called microbit appears in My Computer.
Copy .hex file
Copy the download .hex file to the new microbit drive.
microbit runs program

mu Python Editor

Download and install the mu Python editor to your computer.
Write Program
Add the line dispaly.scroll("hello") at the bottom of mu's window.
Click Flash
Plug in your microbit & click _flash_.
microbit runs program

Where Next?

PXT Resources
Tutorial on getting started
Official API reference
Projects using PXT
Python Resources
Official API docs
Python Code Snippets
Code Examples