littleBits Code Kit

Code was Uploaded, but Circuit doesn't Show Expected Output

To simplify, let's make sure the codeBit's micro USB port is connected, via cable, to the USB port of your computer. Select the "Hello World" program and close out of the video that plays. Your circu…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 years ago by Quinn McRae

What standards can I Meet with the Code Kit?

The 8 challenges in the littleBits Code Kit link to Algorithms & Programming, Computing Systems and Data and Analysis areas in the CSTA Standards, allowing students to think and act like engineers lo…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 years ago by Quinn McRae

Is my Code Kit Circuit Set Up Correctly?

In order for your Code Kit circuit to work, it has to be set up correctly! Here are some things to check: Does your circuit have Power? Your circuit always needs a power source and will need to be co…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 years ago by Quinn McRae

o28 LED Matrix vs o29 Round LED Matrix

While the o28 LED matrix works in serial mode with both the Code Kit app and FUSE, the o29 round LED matrix only works with the codeBit in FUSE. The o28 LED matrix has a square colorful display that…

Quinn McRae
Updated 1 month ago by Quinn McRae

Is Prior Experience Needed for the Code Kit?

Nope! The kit was designed to make it easy for first-timers (as well as programming pros) to bring coding to their classroom, library, or makerspace. The kit comes with tons of resources to help you…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 years ago by Quinn McRae

Will this Work with the Bits I Already Have?

The littleBits Code Kit will work with the other Bits you own. In fact, Bits from other kits will add new capabilities to your inventions. Adding a few DC motors to your inventions to create a vehicl…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 years ago by Quinn McRae

Code Kit Device Compatibility

To use the Code Kit, you'll need a computer with a USB port. The Code Kit App is compatible with the following Operating Systems: Mac Windows Chromebook Mac 10.10 & above Windows 7, 8 & 10 Chrome OS…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 years ago by Quinn McRae

Debugging littleBits Code

Having trouble with your Code? Here are some things to check: Is all your code connected to the start block? Code that isn’t connected to the [START] block and is just hanging out on the canvas will…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 years ago by Quinn McRae

Code Kit Debugging Checklist

Sara Sampson
Updated 2 years ago by Sara Sampson

Installing littleBits Code Kit app in the Classroom

At this time we do not have a supported method to deploy a silent installation of the Code Kit App. Each user needs to install the app on their computer from this page.

Quinn McRae
Updated 10 months ago by Quinn McRae

Difficulty Connecting codeBit to Computer

If you're having trouble connecting your codeBit to your computer, here are some things to check: Can you connect with the included micro USB cable?. Plug in at the top of your codeBit and to your co…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 years ago by Quinn McRae

I'm not a Teacher - Can I Buy This?

The whole user experience for Code Kit (from unboxing, to downloading, to inventing) is geared towards an educator-lead environment. We encourage you to reach out to your local PTA, educators, admini…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 years ago by Quinn McRae

What Kind of Code Does this Teach?

The littleBits Code Kit teaches students coding concepts through block-based programming with a drag-and-drop system based on Google’s Blockly. The Kit teaches concepts such as functions, variables,…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 years ago by Quinn McRae

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