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ROBOTC Pointers and Stacks Tutorial

RobotC: Pointers and Stacks

Xander over at BotBench.com has written up an excellent tutorial on using pointers in ROBOTC.  This is a great help, especially for programmers like myself who have not (yet) learned C or C++ and pointer usage. He has also written

Posted in Robot Programming, ROBOTC, Tutorial, VEX

ROBOTC: Functions

functions

I recently responded to a question about subroutines on the VEX Forum.  I wrote up a fairly detailed response, so I decided to turn it into a blog post. Oftentimes, in programming, we come across situations where we need to

Posted in Robot Programming, ROBOTC, Tutorial, VEX

Arrays in ROBOTC

arrays

I’ve seen multiple people ask how arrays work in ROBOTC, so I thought I’d write a post about arrays.  Note: I’m going to be describing several routines here that require a knowledge of loops.  Loops are, in general, something that

Posted in NXT, Robot Programming, ROBOTC, Tutorial, VEX

Selecting Autonomous with LCD (ROBOTC)

One of the great features of the VEX LCD screen is that it can be used to select multiple autonomous modes.  However, figuring out how to do so appears to stump many programmers.  In this post, I’ll explain how to

Posted in Robot Programming, ROBOTC, Tutorial, VEX

ROBOTC and the VEX LCD

In an older post, I reviewed the VEX LCD and provided some uses for it.  Now I will explain some of the commands to program the VEX LCD with ROBOTC. Port SetupTo tell ROBOTC which port the LCD is plugged

Posted in Robot Programming, ROBOTC, Tutorial, VEX

VEX LCD

What is the VEX LCD, and why should I use it?The VEX LCD is a two line text screen that can display 16 characters per line.  It also has three buttons for user input.  The LCD connects to one of

Posted in Robot Programming, ROBOTC, Tutorial, VEX

RobotC Resources

Interested in learning RobotC?  RobotC is easy to use and versatile. You can put it on an NXT, use it in VEX, and I believe FTC too. You’ll learn a lot about programming that will help you when learning other

Posted in Arduino, NXT, ROBOTC, Tutorial, VEX

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