Archive for category: Programming

  • 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 […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.2

    Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.2

    ROBOTC Driver Suite October 8, 2011 20:58 10 comments

    Minor fixes, enhancements and cleanups This release has a couple of small fixes and also gets rid of a couple of really bone-headed bugs in the Dexter Industry IMU sensor driver. The sensor driver has been tested with a real segway by Laurens Valk, check out the video below: The […]

     
  • Robot Virtual World programming course

    Robot Virtual World programming course

    ROBOTC October 3, 2011 07:37 no comments

    I got this mail a few days ago, which I think some of my readers might find interesting.  It’s not a new male enhancement formula, rather an offer from Robotics Academy for a free Robot Virtual World programming course. Below you will find a copy of the mail (with some […]

     
  • NXT-G 2.0 available for download from LEGO

    NXT-G 2.0 available for download from LEGO

    NXT-G October 2, 2011 20:11 63 comments

    If you have an NXT set but have lost your CD, you can now legally download a copy of the ISO image of NXT-G 2.0 (retail, not edu) from the LEGO website.  Why this is only available now and not earlier is a mystery to me but it’s here now […]