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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book (Full Color) by Laurens Valk

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Appendix B. creating on brick programs

Instead of using the EV3 software to create programs on a computer, you can create basic programs on the EV3 brick itself using the Brick Program application. This technique is useful for testing your robot if you’re not near a computer. Sometimes it’s sufficient to test your design with the IR Control app and to monitor sensors using Port View, but the Brick Program app can be used to create programs that involve both motors and sensors. For example, to test a mechanism with a Touch Sensor, such as the claws of the SNATCH3R, you can make a motor turn until the Touch Sensor becomes pressed.

This appendix will show you how to create On Brick programs as well as how to import them into the EV3 software so that ...

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