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Microchip announces launch of the ChipKit

Ok, this is pretty cool.  Microchip is getting on board with the whole Arduino craze and has released the first Arduino™ Compatible
32-bit Microcontroller Development Platform.  As a PIC fan, I can tell you that I’m absolutely thrilled that Microchip is getting in on this rapidly growing movement.  They must be realizing that kids in college are learning how to program in the embedded world on the Arduino. This means that when the get out in the real world, guess which device is going to be the first they choose when working on a project? – Atmel!

This is a smart move by Microchip.  I just hope that this is a solid launch and not some bug filled black eye.  I’ve ordered myself a Max32 board to run it through it’s paces and will let you know what I think. 

If you just can’t wait to read my review, you can buy it HERE.  

Here’s the Microchip Press release that tells all about it…

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