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.

3.2. Materials


  • micro:bit Wonder Rugged Kit

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