Dan Waters released via his blog (click here to see his blog and original link) a series of introductory How to Videos for students and enthusiast who want to learn how to program with Robotics Studio.

Here's the index and descriptions of the videos:

You can view supporting material here.

Here is a brief index of the content. Enjoy and comment!

  1. Introduction
  2. Getting Started
    • Setting up the Create
    • Serial port communication in VC# Express
    • Teaching the robot to sing
  3. More on serial port stuff
    • Setting up and utilizing Bluetooth
    • Driving the robot in a square
  4. Intro to VPL and MS Robotics Studio
    • Learning how to drive the robot via a dialog box
    • See how you can use VPL to create a program without writing any code whatsoever
  5. Introducing Autonomous Behavior
    • Using the iRobot Create's sensors and a flow diagram to back up when an obstacle is encountered
    • Conclusion to the series

~ Robert Shelton

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