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by btjackson70
15 Jan 2012, 17:06
Forum: Mindstorms Software
Topic: Details of NXT-G Move Block Question
Replies: 2
Views: 2072

Re: Details of NXT-G Move Block Question

Hi Bill, You can calculate the steering value and pass it in on a data wire. This will override the value in the graphical settings. Some line follower programs do this to make the robot steer based on the difference between the light sensor reading and a target value. I learned lots about the detai...
by btjackson70
21 Mar 2011, 12:05
Forum: Mindstorms Software
Topic: Good starters book
Replies: 7
Views: 5586

Re: Good starters book

Hi Ian, The book that help me the most is The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming. It covers how all the blocks work and how to use them in real programs. The author does a good job of showing how to build a program from the ground up, which is exactly what I needed. Before I read this book I c...
by btjackson70
03 Mar 2011, 13:49
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Mindstorm Book Suggestions
Replies: 3
Views: 2772

Re: Mindstorm Book Suggestions

I just finished working through The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming by Terry Griffin. I highly recommend it for learning how to use NXT-G, especially for people who haven't had much (or any) programming experience.

Bill