7. Make Your First EV3 Program

This chapter gets you started on EV3 programming. You’re going to take the vehicle you built in Chapter 6, “Hacking What You Have,” and turn it into a self-directed robot that stops on a line. This basic program should familiarize you with the EV3 programming interface.

If you have experience using the NXT 2.0, you’ll be familiar with many of the basics of LEGO’s programming system. However, there have been updates with the EV3 system, and programming is now easier and more advanced than in earlier systems. As with any chapter, feel free to skip to the parts that interest you most.

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