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by adalove
22 Jul 2013, 05:16
Forum: Mindstorms Software
Topic: How to avoid upsetting the mini-me....
Replies: 12
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Re: How to avoid upsetting the mini-me....

tabbycatrobots: My interest in exploring ADA was initially piqued by this cool little project I came across on youtube: Lego Segway NXT-Ada/Ravenscar - YouTube I agree with your comments regarding multi-tasking in "C". Whilst this project could certainly be implemented in "C" (maybe even NXC), it m...
by adalove
21 Jul 2013, 11:38
Forum: Mindstorms Software
Topic: How to avoid upsetting the mini-me....
Replies: 12
Views: 9489

Re: How to avoid upsetting the mini-me....

Great, then I guess the same tool can be used no matter which language is being run. Maybe it's not the best idea to start NXT programming by using sort of exeptional Hummingbird programming environment like ADA though. Yes, perhaps NXC might be easier to start with, with a switch to GNAT only if ne...
by adalove
21 Jul 2013, 11:02
Forum: Mindstorms Software
Topic: How to avoid upsetting the mini-me....
Replies: 12
Views: 9489

Re: How to avoid upsetting the mini-me....

Doc Helmut, Thank you. The fact that that the firmware is multi-layered is something I did not know, so your post does help my understanding somewhat. Here are further comments from the GNAT README (which I didn't post earlier to avoid being too verbose, but seems to reflect your comments regarding ...
by adalove
21 Jul 2013, 01:51
Forum: Mindstorms Software
Topic: How to avoid upsetting the mini-me....
Replies: 12
Views: 9489

Re: How to avoid upsetting the mini-me....

you may load either firmware to the NXT almost as often as you wish. For the Lego Firmware (or John Hansen's Lego-compatible Enhanced Firmware) it's finished within a minute. Thanks for the replies. Doc helmut: , can you elaborate at all on the actual process? It seems from what you're saying that ...
by adalove
20 Jul 2013, 16:13
Forum: Mindstorms Software
Topic: How to avoid upsetting the mini-me....
Replies: 12
Views: 9489

How to avoid upsetting the mini-me....

Hi guys, First post here, so of course it's a (at this moment, hypothetical) question.... 1. Let's say that one has a young son who enjoys programming his NXT brick using the built in LOGO style drag and drop interface. 2. Let's say also that oneself has reasonable programming experience, and plans ...