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  • Mindsensors Programming Poll

    Mindsensors Programming Poll

    Uncategorized November 22, 2014 16:17 no comments

    Mindsensors are doing a poll to find out which is your favourite programming environment for the EV3!  You can guess which one I picked. That’s right, ROBOTC, of course. You can find the poll on their page, on the left side, half way down and just below the downloads menu. […]

  • LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Source Code Available

    LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Source Code Available

    Uncategorized July 31, 2013 22:24 23 comments

    At last, the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 source code is now available for your perusal.  It’s been uploaded to the Mindboards Github space: [LINK]. You can simply clone the repository.  It would be really great if you could drop us a note to let us know what you’ve done with it!  […]

  • Cool Video Blog Site: MooSooBoo

    Cool Video Blog Site: MooSooBoo

    Uncategorized October 16, 2012 09:47 no comments

    Mike McFarlane, a.k.a. Moo, is a new MINDSTORMS NXT blogger.  So far, he’s done two videos and they’re very cool to watch.  In his videos he talks about a wide variety of topics, mostly all robotics related and shows off his own creations.  I can’t do 1 minute of making […]

  • HCC Robotica: Open Day

    HCC Robotica: Open Day

    Ramblings, Uncategorized October 2, 2012 10:36 no comments

    If you’re in the Netherlands and you want to see loads of cool robots and talk to their creators then come to the HCC Robotica Open Day event in Hooglanderveen this coming Saturday, 6 October.  I’m going to be taking some of my robots with me.  So if you want […]

  • Mindsensors GlideWheel-M: Pan & Tilt Rig

    Mindsensors GlideWheel-M: Pan & Tilt Rig

    Uncategorized May 28, 2012 19:50 2 comments

    I had promised to make another video this weekend of the new Mindsensors GlideWheel-M encoder sensor and behold, the result!  I took a pan & tilt rig I used for a previous project and modified it a bit.  You can see the result below. The Power Functions motors are so […]

  • ROBOTC Arduino NXShield Test 1

    ROBOTC Arduino NXShield Test 1

    Uncategorized May 20, 2012 19:26 no comments

    This weekend I wanted to give the new ROBOTC for Arduino beta a go and what better platform to use than the ArduinoMega with the Mindsensors NXShield-M to interface with my Mindstorms hardware. My setup was simple: An NXT motor attached to Motor Port A1 An NXT Touch sensor attached […]

  • ROBOTC 3.08 Changelog

    ROBOTC 3.08 Changelog

    Uncategorized March 8, 2012 22:26 11 comments

    This is the preliminary final Changelog for ROBOTC 3.08.  Please note that an official one will probably appear later today or tomorrow on the ROBOTC website. The artist formerly known as 3.06 is now known as 3.08.  Apparently there was a bit of a mix-up internally with version numbers.  Carry on. Update: Small […]