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The micro:bit community is already spread across the world, building cool things with micro:bits and building the software that runs on them. Many micro:bit hardware and software resources are openly licensed, and we want to encourage and support contributions from anyone interested.

If you’d like to be part of the world-wide micro:bit developer community, then there are a couple of ways you can do this.

Subscribe to the DAL, Editors and Devices newsletter

In addition to our regular Micro:bit Educational Foundation newsletter, our DAL, Editors and Devices newsletter is a low volume digest on the technical aspects of micro:bit. The details you provide are processed in accordance with The Foundation’s privacy policy.

Join us on the microbit-community slack channel!

Slack is a messaging service that allows teams and communities to connect online. It’s a brilliant tool for live collaboration and the place to be for current micro:bit chatter!

Please note that Slack complements, but does not replace [micro:bit help & support](, where you can search for help and ask the team questions.

Slack operates it’s own privacy policy, so make sure you have read and you agree with this before signing up.

If you’d like to join the slack channel, please fill in the form below. This form collects your email address and system metadata, in accordance with the privacy policy of Freshdesk our support system. We only use this to process an invite to Slack. after which the ticket is closed off and archived. If you wish, you can always deactivate your slack account at a later date.Freshdesk is currently working on the ability to remove your own data.. In the meantime, please notify if you wish to have your email address removed from the Freshdesk system

Other channels and communities

In addition to the Foundation’s own channels of communication, there are many other online communities of support.

  • MakeCode micro:bit forum Connect with the MakeCode team for more technical details regarding developing micro:bit extensions or working on the MakeCode editor.

  • Mu Gitter Gitter chat is similar to Slack and aimed at developers using Mu

  • /r/microbit A reddit discussion on micro:bit