How do I install the microbit package

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b.max
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How do I install the microbit package

Postby b.max » Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:41 pm

Hi, I am new to the micro:bit and micropython. I would like to write tests for my micro:bit code, mocking out the micropython module so I can test its inputs and outputs. But I can't find anywhere to install the microbit package - it's not on pypi - so I can't run my tests. Can anyone help?

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Max

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deshipu
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Re: How do I install the microbit package

Postby deshipu » Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:05 pm

The microbit package is specific to the MicroPython port for micro:bit, and therefore is only available there. It's not even clear what it would do on a PC computer. You can write your own module that mocks it, or use one that someone already has written, but there is nothing official, I'm afraid.


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