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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming Guide

Authors: Floyd Kelly, James

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  • The best-selling book on LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT programming
  • First edition sold in excess of 5000 units
  • Author James Floyd Kelly attracts a loyal readership through his blog (thenxtstep.blogspot.com), and through his very successful other books on LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2977-3
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About this book

James Kelly’s LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming Guide, Second Edition is a fountain of wisdom and ideas for those looking to master the art of programming LEGO’s MINDSTORMS NXT robotics kits. This second edition is fully-updated to cover all the latest features and parts in the NXT 2.0 series. It also includes exercises at the end of each chapter and other content suggestions from educators and other readers of the first edition.

LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming Guide, Second Edition focuses on the NXT-G programming language. Readers 10 years old and up learn to apply NXT-G to real-life problems such as moving and turning, locating objects based upon their color, making decisions, and much more. Perfect for for those who are new to programming, the book covers the language, the underlying mathematics, and explains how to calibrate and adjust robots for best execution of their programming.

  • Provides programming techniques and easy-to-follow examples for each and every programming block
  • Includes homework-style exercises for use by educators
  • Gives clear instructions on how to build a test robot for use in running the example programs

Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color.

About the authors

James Floyd Kelly is a professional writer from Atlanta, Georgia. He has written numerous books on multiple subjects, including LEGO robotics, open source software, and building your own CNC machine as well as a 3D printer. He is the editor-in-chief of the number one MINDSTORMS NXT blog, The NXT Step (TheNXTStep.com), where he is joined by fellow NXT experts who share their knowledge and designs with other robot fans around the world.

Table of contents (26 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2977-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2976-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming Guide
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
James Floyd Kelly
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-2977-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-2977-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-2976-6
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
336
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