Robot Arm

What was wrong with the Robot Arm?

The Robot Arm would only go down, not up and the claws won’t open to let the ball drop.

What did you do to fix it?

We changed a couple of controls, mainly the lift and grip controls. We tested it and it opened and went up.

What did the Robot Arm do?

The Robot Arm after it was fixed moved left, right, up, and down. It also can pick up and drop a ball.

What is the difference between when Eclipse uses a yellow line versus using a red line?

A red line in Eclipse means that the red underlined word/phrase is an error. The yellow line means it is a warning, meaning that it might work, but might not.

Which one is an error and which one is a warning?

Red underlined words/phrases are errors and yellow line underlined words/phrases are warnings that it could possibly be an error.

Why do we use code libraries like the leJOS NXJ?

We use code libraries to store the code and help transfer it to a different device.

What is gamification?

Gamification is the usage of game mechanics in non-gaming context to get the user/player to solve different problems.

How mad was Kevin, the mad scientist? Why was he mad?

Kevin was very, very, VERY mad. He was mad because the program would make the claw only go down and the ball cannot be dropped. Also, he had many logical errors in his code and Kevin built this during a freezing snow storm.

This is Kevin the very, very, very, very, VERY Mad Scientist.

Kevin the mad Scientist


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