3. Case 01: Move Forward at Full Speed and Lateral Driving#

3.1. Purpose#


  • Programme to make Wonder Rugged Kit move forward at full speed or drive laterally.

3.3. Background Knowledge#


3.4. Software#


MicroSoft makecode

3.5. Program#


Step 1#

Click “Advanced” in the drawer of MakeCode to see more choices.

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For programming, we need to add a package. Click “Extensions” at the bottom of the drawer and then search “Wukong” in the dialogue box to download it.

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Note: If you get a warning indicating some packages will be removed because of incompatibility issues, you can follow the prompts or create a new project in the menu.

Step 2#

Click Wukong to choose mecanum block.

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Step 3#

Drag mecanum into on start block and set the connection for servos accordingly.

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Step 4#

Set the car moving left while pressing buttonA , right while pressing button B , forward while pressing A+B and stopping while on logo down.

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Program#

Links: https://makecode.microbit.org/_hmd77raCzXTd

You can also download it directly:

Result#

The car moves left while pressing buttonA , right while pressing button B , forward while pressing A+B and stops while on logo down.

3.6. Exploration#


3.7. FAQ#


3.8. Relevant Files#