8. Case 05: Colorful Car#

8.1. Purpose#

  • Build a colorful Wonder Rugged Kit with the rainbow LEDs.

8.3. Background Knowledge#

8.4. Software#

MicroSoft makecode

8.5. Program#

Step 1#

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


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.


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.


Step 3#

Drag mecanum and set light mode into on start block and set the connection for servos accordingly, set the light mode as breath and initialize the LEDs.


Step 4#

Set the car to move forward with the variable i ascending by 5; set the LEDs to show rainbow with the parameter in i.



Links: https://makecode.microbit.org/_icqM2MK7WEyM

You can also download it directly:


The car moves forward after starting with the light mode in breath and rainbow LEDs changing color.

8.6. Exploration#

8.7. FAQ#

8.8. Relevant Files#