New Scratch arrives with GPIO support

7 October 2015

The release of Raspbian Jessie brings with it the latest version of Scratch, with a speed increase and GPIO support. This means you can use add-on boards such as the Astro Pi’s Sense HAT with Scratch. The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s Clive Beale explains more:

New Scratch for Raspberry Pi: now with added GPIO

There are many excellent things to be found in last week’s release of Raspbian Jessie and we’ve been keeping one of the best ones tucked under our big Raspberry Pi-shaped hat. In the Programming menu on the desktop you’ll find a new version of Scratch, our favourite programming language for beginners.

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