Archive for category: Programming

  • 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 […]

     
  • 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.