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ROBOTC 3.51 Update is Out!

The ROBOTC development team have released a new version of ROBOTC 3.51 that addresses a number of issues that were present and reported by users in 3.50.  Below is a list of changes that were made: Change joystick button commands to return a short to avoid “int == bool” comparison warning. Incorrect calculation of “sizeof” operator for ‘call by reference’ ... Read More »

Coming Soon to ROBOTC

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!  I know I will be modifying my driver suite to ... Read More »

ROBOTC For Arduino is Out Now!

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 before but as they say “When you’re on the cutting ... Read More »

ROBOTC 3.08 Changelog

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 list of additional VEX changes.  Marked red. Update 2: The ... Read More »

ROBOTC 3.08 available for download now

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 for the new digital encoders on the Tetrix platform.  You ... Read More »

ROBOTC version 3.05 has been released!

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”. Holding down gray EXIT button on NXT will now eventually ... Read More »

I2C on the VEX Cortex

The VEX Cortex is a nice platform made by VEX Robotics. It is supported in two programming environments, one of which is ROBOTC. Much to my dismay, the master firmware does not support I2C, which is why ROBOTC does not support it. I don’t really like it when someone tells me I can’t do something, so I went ahead and ... Read More »

ROBOTC for CORTEX & PIC 2.31 released

The fine folks at the Robotics Academy have released a new version of ROBOTC for the Cortex and PIC.  There are quite a number of changes: Updated new Master Firmware for VEX Cortex Fixed “Cannot find firmware file” download error. Additional Integrity Checks on Firmware Downloading & qualifiers are now accepted on structure elements. Improved robustness for communicating with Cortex ... Read More »