Archive for category: Programming

  • ROBOTC 3.50 Now Available!

    ROBOTC 3.50 Now Available!

    ROBOTC September 8, 2012 21:17 no comments

    Woot!  ROBOTC 3.5 is finally out!  Below is a copy of the original article, which you can find here: [LINK]. Please note that the Driver Suite has not been updated yet to work flawlessly with this new version.  I will update it in the coming weeks and add a whole […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.8

    Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.8

    ROBOTC Driver Suite August 26, 2012 10:30 2 comments

    2 New Drivers There are two brand new drivers for the latest NXT sensors, the Mindstorms AbsoluteIMU and the HiTechnic Passive InfraRed (PIR) sensor.  The cool thing is that the HT PIR sensor will also work with the HiTechnic Sensor MUX (SMUX).  Only one thing, though, when you’re using with […]

     
  • ROBOTC 3.5 beta is out Today!

    ROBOTC 3.5 beta is out Today!

    ROBOTC August 24, 2012 17:55 2 comments

    After seemingly forever, ROBOTC 3.5 beta is finally out.  So why is this important?  There have been so many cool new features added to this release, it might as well be 4.0, to be honest. So what’s new?  Below is a list of some of the new features: Full ANSI-C […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.7

    Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.7

    ROBOTC Driver Suite August 4, 2012 17:23 no comments

    3 New Drivers I’ve added support for 2 new devices and a better driver for an older one.   The minimal version for the Driver Suite has been set to 3.08.  If you need support for an older version ROBOTC, I would advise you to stick with a previous version of […]

     
  • Heads-up: New ROBOTC Driver Suite Requirement

    Heads-up: New ROBOTC Driver Suite Requirement

    ROBOTC Driver Suite July 24, 2012 08:14 no comments

    I’ll be releasing a new version of the driver Driver Suite soon.  I’ve changed the minimum version it will compile under to ROBOTC 3.08, the latest stable release.  I am using some very useful functionality in some of my drivers that didn’t appear in previous versions. #include “firmwareVersion.h” #if (kFirmwareVersion […]

     
  • Coming Soon to ROBOTC

    Coming Soon to ROBOTC

    ROBOTC June 8, 2012 15:58 3 comments

    Some pretty cool new ROBOTC features coming soon from the fine folks at Robotics Academy: Recursion and re-entrant function support Simple pointers I have no hard timeline on this stuff yet but I assume a new beta will appear soon with preliminary support for these features for those who dare!  […]

     
  • Kinect SDK v1.5 is out now

    Kinect SDK v1.5 is out now

    C# May 21, 2012 20:10 2 comments

    Over on the Kinect Blog, they announced a new version of the Kinect SDK.  I haven’t really had much of a chance to play with it lately, mainly because my application needs to be completely rewritten when they moved from beta to 1.0.  This new version has some new simple […]

     
  • ROBOTC For Arduino is Out Now!

    ROBOTC For Arduino is Out Now!

    ROBOTC May 11, 2012 21:41 12 comments

    You can now download version 3.12 of ROBOTC which also supports the Arduino, in addition to the already existing platforms such as NXT and Cortex!  This is a beta release, and if you install it, it will replace whatever version you already have. I’ve never had major issues with betas […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.6

    Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.6

    ROBOTC Driver Suite April 11, 2012 20:29 2 comments

    Some cool new stuff I’ve added support for the HumaRobotics WiFiBlock WiFI sensor.  I’ve also been very busy the past two weeks working on a tutorial for the driver suite. This release also contains a couple of example programs that are discussed in the tutorial. Changelog * Added new driver […]

     
  • ROBOTC Driver Suite Tutorial

    ROBOTC Driver Suite Tutorial

    ROBOTC Driver Suite, Tutorials April 11, 2012 20:29 no comments

    Finally, after months and months of stalling, I have started and completed a tutorial for my Driver Suite. It actually took me a lot less effort than I originally thought it would, but I am happy with the result, as I am sure you will be. The tutorial will help […]