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# News

• May 25, 2018

## Lightino Lessons Introduction & Setup

• November 21, 2017

## Getting started with the Lightino Fidget Spinner

We've read many different guides on setting the Fidget Spinner up but they all seem to be overly confusing or conflict each other so we've made it as simple and clear as possible so you can get spinning in no...

• October 5, 2017

## Get your head in a spin with this Lightino Fidget Spinner!

Fidget Spinners are the latest craze that's spread across the world and had both kids and even adults spinning for hours on end. What's even better than your ordinary standard fidget spinner? We'd say on that lights up while you spin...

• May 1, 2017

## Lightino Lessons Help Sheet

The Basics Statements are grouped together by curly brackets { }, not by indentation (as in Python). You can put newlines and spaces where you like, but your code will be easier to read if you indent it (like Python)....

• May 1, 2017

## Lightino Lesson 5: How fast is it spinning?

In previous lessons the code calculated the time for a revolution, so as a final exercise, let's display! Actually, rotational speed is more often measured in revolutions per minute (RPM), but we can easily calculate that. We calculated the time...

• May 1, 2017

## Lightino Lesson 4: Let's display messages!

You can display messages just as well as patterns since each letter, digit or symbol is just a pattern. Luckily for us, someone has already worked out all the patterns we need and a function for displaying them! Save your...

• May 1, 2017

## Lightino Lesson 3: Hold it! Stop your pattern from spinning!

You will have noticed that the patterns you've made so far spin round, because we haven't told the Lightino when to start during a rotation. This is what the sensor is for. We write to the LEDs with a digitalWrite() function, so...

• May 1, 2017

## Lightino Lesson 2: Let's make hearts!

In the last lesson we used code to decide which LEDs to turn on or off to make a pattern. But what if we want to make it show a pattern such as a heart? If we draw the pattern...