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New VEXcode IQ Blocks Course

We recently finished an online course for people who want to know how to use the new VEXcode IQ blocks software form VEX Robotics. This course will take you from installing the software, all the way to using the vision sensor to follow an object. This is a beginner course, […]

VEXcode V5 Text Version 1 is available!

After waiting many months for this, it finally arrived. Check out the VEX Forum to find it and more information about it. I’ll discuss some of the most important details I have observed in the short time since I downloaded and installed it. Two things strike one immediately after opening […]

Vision Sensor on VEX IQ

Well, finally the update came and VEXcode IQ Blocks supports the vision sensor now. I fooled around with it a little today and got my little speedbuild robot to follow a ball. I’m not saying the code I wrote is the best out there, but hey… The robot followed the […]

Cortex Brains and stuff- Recycle?

My guess is… Many people have loads of old VEX brains, motors and stuff they don’t know what to do with after they bought the new V5 system. To compound the problem, no-one else wants it either, unless you also want to give them the structure parts as well – […]

New Software from VEX

VEX has recently released beta versions of software that they want to use to replace RobotC, VEX Coding Studio, Modkit and all the others. The new suites are all called: VEXcode, but there will be different versions of VEXcode for IQ and EDR V5, also each will have a Blocks […]

First idea for Tower Takeover

I had to come up with a demo robot for Tower Takeover fairly quickly last week, so I modified a cap flipper / lifter I built for last season with a grabber wide enough for two cubes. I don’t think it will be a game winner, but I do think […]