Building a BasicDrive Program

In this section, we will walk through the steps for creating a simple service that is used to drive your Create robot. You can use this same service to control any robot with a two-wheel differential drive system and at least one contact sensor. To use this same service when operating a different robot, you need to change only the manifest file you load with the service.

The service created in this chapter is based on code included in Robotics Tutorials 1 and 4. Additionally, the service will alert the user, using a Windows dialog box, that a bumper has been pressed. The text in this chapter will cover, in great detail, all the steps required to build this type of generic service. If you do not wish to create a Visual ...

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