Post Tagged with: "Tutorial"

  • Tutorial: Using the Mindsensors EV3Console in Linux

    Tutorial: Using the Mindsensors EV3Console in Linux

    Tutorials August 18, 2013 07:24 3 comments

    If you have the Mindsensors EV3Console and you’re keen to use it on Linux, you’ll find that it is not immediately detected by the drivers built-in to Ubuntu 13.04.  Have no fear, though, it’s fairly easy to fix.  The specific distribution used here is Ubuntu 13.04.  If you’re using something […]

     
  • Robot Magazine Article: Pointers and Data Structures in ROBOTC

    Robot Magazine Article: Pointers and Data Structures in ROBOTC

    ROBOTC May 8, 2013 08:35 no comments

    I wrote an article a little while back for the May/June 2013 issue of Robot Magazine entitled “Pointers and Data Structures in ROBOTC”.   You can now download the PDFs for the individual pages here!  I hope you find it useful. [Page 1] [Page 2] [Page 3] You can find the […]

     
  • Tutorial: Using ROBOTC’s new sensorCustom

    Tutorial: Using ROBOTC’s new sensorCustom

    Tutorials March 3, 2013 21:18 4 comments

    With ROBOTC 3.59 came two new sensor types, the sensorCustom and the complimentary sensorCustom9V.  This sensor type was introduced to allow the fast toggling of the dig0 and dig1 lines on the NXT’s sensor ports.  Normally, these pins are either used for RS485, I2C or controlling the light on a […]

     
  • New Hispabrick Magazine: HBM014

    New Hispabrick Magazine: HBM014

    Ramblings August 1, 2012 13:40 1 comment

    There’s a new Hispabrick Magazine out! Another installment packed full of great articles, models and tutorials. Here’s a taste of what you’ll find: Lots and lots of droids (the ones you were looking for) How Kickstarter helped fund two very cool projects Another installment of the Mindstorms NXT programming tutorial […]

     
  • Tutorial: Sorting your Data

    Tutorial: Sorting your Data

    Tutorials July 21, 2012 17:58 9 comments

    I was posed a question earlier this week: given an arbitrary English text, how would you pick out the 10 most common words?  On the NXT,  having a pile of sensor readings is nice but what if you need to pick the top 10 smallest or biggest ones?  How would […]

     
  • 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 Arrays Tutorial

    ROBOTC Arrays Tutorial

    Tutorials April 6, 2012 05:51 22 comments

    (Almost) everything you wanted to know about arrays in ROBOTC but were afraid to ask.  RoboDesigners have written up a quick explanation of how arrays work and help you visualise them.  It has some ROBOTC specific code in it, but would probably work fine for most programming languages. Thanks for […]

     
  • ROBOTC Bluetooth Tutorial

    ROBOTC Bluetooth Tutorial

    Tutorials March 22, 2012 08:32 1 comment

    Laurens, over at Robot Square, has written an easy to follow Bluetooth tutorial for ROBOTC.  So if you’re keen to do some remote controlling or other message passing but you’re not quite sure how to get started, then head on over: [LINK]. Turns out, it’s not nearly as hard as […]

     
  • New site: Robot Square

    New site: Robot Square

    Ramblings February 16, 2012 18:05 no comments

    Laurens Valk is proud to announce the birth of his new site: Robot Square.  Apart from a place where he intends to host designs and examples of some of the cool robots he’s made over the years and is working on now, it will also have tutorials and much more. […]

     
  • ROBOTC 3.x: First Time Setup

    ROBOTC 3.x: First Time Setup

    Tutorials September 18, 2011 09:08 2 comments

    To get started with your brand new copy of ROBOTC 3.x, there are a few steps you need to take. Download and install ROBOTC 3.x It is recommended you uninstall any and all previous versions of ROBOTC before you start with this. Make sure you downloaded and installed at LEAST […]