Blockly

roboscratch

EZ-Builder introduces Blockly Programming for both Windows and Mobile editions. We recommend that beginners start with RoboScratch before Blockly. Once you have become comfortable with RoboScratch, moving to Blockly is the next step on your programming adventure!





Step 1

Before using Blockly, load your robot project into EZ-Builder. Similar to RoboScratch, EZ-Builder requires an existing project to be loaded and connected to the robot. This gives Blockly commands and actions to start programming with.


Step 2

Load the Blockly Interface, depending on your which edition of EZ-Builder you are running (Mobile or Windows). In the Windows edition, the Blockly UI can be found in the top File Menu next to RoboScratch and the Virtual Desktops. In the Mobile Edition, you will find Blockly on the side menu.

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Step 3

Begin building a program! Using Block Programming makes programming easier in comparison to Syntax Style Programming. This is because with Block Programming, you never worry about spelling mistakes or incorrect syntax. The focus of Block programming is to learn logic of Loops, IF conditions and Variables.

Robot Block Programming Example

What's Next?

Once you have become comfortable with Blockly, the next step is learning Syntax Programming using EZ-Script in the Activities Guide. Continue to the next lesson of the Activities Guide and begin learning how to create powerful programs with EZ-Script.




Last updated 5/13/2017

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