RobotC's default font is Courier New, which is very hard to read. Microsoft has the new recommended font called Cascadia for coding purpose. Let's quickly see how to change it in RobotC. Figure 1. Screenshot of RobotC with font Cascadia. Step 1. Click View > Preferences > Detailed Preferences, or simply Ctrl+Shift+Alt+D Step 2. Click Editor tab, then fonts tab, click the textboox says normal text to change default font. Step 3. Change the font to Cascadia, or any font you like. Click OK to close dialog.
REC Foundation just announced that VEX World Championship 2021 will be held remote for the first time ever. We appreciate what REC Foundation has done for the students during the difficult time. Live Remote Tournament is an innovative way of having students to be able to compete with each other while keeping everybody healthy and safe. We would anticipate many state and provincial championship will be held with this format as well. LRT MAX Score The 839 Way To help all teams prepare for the Live Remote Tournament (LRT), team 839A prepared a video to demonstrate an efficient [...]
In part one drive straight with proportional control of the mini series on how to make reliable programming skills in VEX IQ Challenge. If you haven't read that post yet, I recommend doing that and then coming back to this post. We will do a square test at the end of this post, which uses the drive straight my block from part one. 839 coding tutorial Precise turn code snippet for VEXcode Blocks. Create a my block for turn. Robot will carry a momentum and continue turning even after the stop command has been sent, so [...]
Mini Series - How to make a reliable VEX IQ programming skills with VEXcode blocks This is the part 1 of the mini series. Drive straight with proportional control Precise turn with VEX IQ gyro Robot skills challenge in VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC) consist of Driving Skills Matches, which will be entirely driver controlled, and Programming Skills Matches, which will be autonomous with limited human interaction. In the programming skills matches, beginner teams have always struggled with unreliable autonomous routine. I have heard the same lines over and over again This worked yesterday. It worked [...]
VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC) vs. FIRST LEGO League (FLL) vs. World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Are you a teacher or coach who would like to start a robotics team? Are you a parent who would like to put your kids in a robotics program? There are quite a few very popular robotics competitions in US and Canada, which one should you consider? This is complete comparison between 3 very popular robotics competition for kids between age 8 to 14 in US and Canada, VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC), FIRST LEGO League (FLL) and World Robot Olympiad (WRO). Let's dive right in. [...]