4. Introduction to Programming
In Chapter 1, “Project: Backscratcher Bot,” you learned how to use the NXT brick’s on-board programming tool to make the Backscratcher Bot’s motor turn. Now we’re going to learn how to program the robot properly, using NXT-G, the software that comes with the Mindstorms set. Figure 4.1 shows the NXT-G welcome screen.
Note: This Is a Primer
This chapter is a primer that introduces you to the basic Mindstorms programming environment. We don’t get into much in the way of hands-on programming here, although we do get into the specifics within each of the project ...