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Lego Mindstorms EV3 Essentials by Abid H. Mujtaba

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Chapter 3. EV3 Brick Programming

You have learned about the sensors and motors associated with EV3 and have skimmed the surface of what the EV3 brick has to offer. The time has come to start constructing actual robots and programming them to function to our specifications.

The EV3 brick comes with a Brick Program application installed that allows EV3 to be programmed directly using the brick. This is the fastest way of getting up and running with programming an EV3 robot.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of the Brick Program application
  • Learning about the EV3 visual programming language
  • Writing several simple programs to illustrate visual programming
  • Constructing an obstacle-avoiding robot
  • Discussing the limitations of ...

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