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RoboCode

Robocode is a programming game, where the goal is to develop a robot battle tank to battle against other tanks in Java or .NET. The robot battles are running in real-time and on-screen. […]

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Twitter

In the third experiment provided by OCR (credit @Rob_Bishop ) you are shown how to interact with Twitter via the API. […]

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Python

Python is a highly readable language that is easy to use. It is very powerful, flexible and supports many styles of programming from scripting and web design to GUI/Game development. […]

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Relationships

Dealing with relationships in MySql is not as straightforward as either MS Access or as you would have hoped for. Creating simple primary keys isn’t too difficult

However foreign keys are more complex and […]

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Zumo Lines

The Zumo Robot Shield can be fitted with a Reflectance Sensor Array that allows it to solve different line/maze style problems. […]

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Serial

The Arduino Serial functionality can be used for both debugging and sending data to and from the device via other communication channels such as BlueTooth. […]

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Zumo Inertia

The Zumo Robot is fitted with a set of Inertia Sensors that can be used to detect collisions and determine bearings/direction. The later 1.2v of the Zumo Shield includes a Gyroscope.  You will need to […]

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Zumo Motors

The Zumo Shield libraries provide basic motor operation consisting of PWM speed control and direction.  Packages and installation instructions can be downloaded from GitHub but once installed the motors library can be included from Sketch […]

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Tkinter Events

Tkinter employs a type of programming called Event-Driven which means that the program runs in a endless loop waiting for things (events) to happen.  In order for the program to respond to these events it needs […]

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Zumo Robot

The Pololu Zumo Robot is a dual motor rubber tracked robot that fits inside the 10cm x 10cm rule for Mini Sumo Robot Competitions. […]

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Turtle

Python Turtle is based on the Logo Programming Language that has been used as a popular way of teaching children programming for many years. […]

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Time

Many programs require some sort of date time facility. Python DateTime, Date and Time libraries make it very easy to manipulate time. […]