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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming Guide

By James Floyd Kelly

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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming Guide is suitable for young programmers, ages 10 and up, as well as parents and teachers who want to learn the new language for themselves or be able to assist students or children with learning to properly program their robots.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-871-9
  • 196 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: June 17, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF

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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming Guide is suitable for young programmers, age 10 and up, as well as parents and teachers who want to learn the new language for themselves or be able to assist students/children with learning to properly program their robots.

  • Includes easy-to-follow examples for each and every programming block
  • Provides programming techniques simple enough to be understood by young programmers, ages 10 and up
  • Provides a test robot (with instructions) in the appendix for running the programs

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the basics of computer programming
  • Easily program your robot with the NXT-G visual programming language
  • See how to implement basic, intermediate, and advanced programs
  • Learn how to program for
    • Moving
    • Waiting
    • Recording
    • Stopping
    • Displaying messages
    • Sending messages
    • Defining the duration of an activity
    • Creating random behavior
  • Practice with a free sample program

Who this book is for

This book is for people new to programming (10 years old and up) or for experienced programmers new to the NXT-G programming language.

Source Code/Downloads

Downloads are available to accompany this book.

Your operating system can likely extract zipped downloads automatically, but you may require software such as WinZip for PC, or StuffIt on a Mac.

Errata

If you think that you've found an error in this book, please let us know by emailing to editorial@apress.com . You will find any confirmed erratum below, so you can check if your concern has already been addressed.

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