Archive for category: Programming

  • 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 […]

     
  • ROBOTC Drivers: Winding road

    ROBOTC Drivers: Winding road

    ROBOTC Driver Suite March 21, 2012 23:16 11 comments

    I don’t usually use graphs but when I do… Ever since I started writing my drivers back at the end of 2008, I would not have thought that I would now be almost at 6000 downloads. I was pouring over the stats and I noticed something quite cool.  It is […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.5

    Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.5

    ROBOTC Driver Suite March 18, 2012 23:22 no comments

    Two new drivers Support for two new sensors has been added this time: The Dexter Industries 3-axis Magnetic Compass Sensor (dCompass) Mindsensors Pressure Sensor (PPS58-Nx) Changelog * Added new driver + test programs for Dexter Industries dCompass (Driver name: DIMC) * Added new driver + test programs for the Mindsensors […]

     
  • ROBOTC 3.08 available for download now

    ROBOTC 3.08 available for download now

    ROBOTC March 8, 2012 08:47 1 comment

    Just a quick post to let you know that ROBOTC 3.06 is available for download now.  You can pick up here: [LINK]. No Changelog has been released yet, but I’ll post it as soon as I get it.  The one thing I do know that has been added is support […]

     
  • ROBOTC 2.03 for RCX Free!

    ROBOTC 2.03 for RCX Free!

    ROBOTC February 13, 2012 20:14 5 comments

    Now here’s a bargain you can’t refuse.  The folks over at Robotics Academy have created an RCX-only version of ROBOTC 2.03 and made it available for everyone to download! For free, no less!  That’s a lot of exclamation points! Ever since ROBOTC 2.02+ was released without RCX support, a lot […]

     
  • Teleop Catalyst for ROBOTC

    Teleop Catalyst for ROBOTC

    ROBOTC January 16, 2012 23:06 1 comment

    Titus Woo posted on the ROBOTC forums about a really cool new program he’d written to make it easier for FTC teams to make a teleop program for their robot.  I’ve never done FTC but I maintain the ROBOTC forums so I see a lot of question go by during […]