Archive for category: Programming

  • 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 […]

     
  • ROBOTC version 3.05 has been released!

    ROBOTC version 3.05 has been released!

    ROBOTC January 13, 2012 23:34 2 comments

    From the ROBOTC blog: Hi all, We’ve just released ROBOTC 3.05. Head on over to the download pages to download the latest version! Change log: NXT: Allow “File Management” window to play multiple sound files and not just a single file. Fix bug in implementation of NXT intrinsic function “I2CGetSensorInfo”. […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.4

    Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.4

    ROBOTC Driver Suite December 7, 2011 22:45 no comments

    More 3rd party 3rd party drivers Does a 3rd party 3rd party driver make it a 4th party? I’m not sure, you decide.  In any case, my good man Gus at HiTechnic has provided a very nice driver for the new HiTechnic Super Pro Board.  Thanks for that! I also […]

     
  • Great PID video

    Great PID video

    Programming December 6, 2011 09:15 no comments

    Ivan Seidel from Brazil made a really great video to explain how PID control works. The video is in Portuguese but if you click on the “CC” (closed caption) button at the bottom, you’ll get English subtitles!  Go watch it, it’s really awesome.

     
  • Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2

    Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2

    C# November 7, 2011 17:30 no comments

    Microsoft released a new version of the Kinect SDK a few days ago and I totally missed it!  They have also made a really nice site for it, too.  You can check it out here: [LINK]. Some of the new things in this version of the SDK include: Faster  and […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.3

    Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.3

    ROBOTC Driver Suite October 16, 2011 10:22 2 comments

    Some boneheaded bugs fixed and a new driver Thanks to some very astute users of my suite, I have fixed a couple of stupid bugs in my IMU driver (this seems to be a recurring theme, it seems). A new sensor driver has also been added, this one was not […]

     
  • ROBOTC 3.04 is now available!

    ROBOTC 3.04 is now available!

    ROBOTC October 11, 2011 07:56 1 comment

    Looks like Robotics Academy released another release of ROBOTC 3.x.  There’s a list of bugs that have been fixed but one of the coolest new things is the ability to go beyond the 160 functions limit! You can download it from the usual place: [LINK]. Change log: Fixed silent updater […]