Troubleshooting EV3 and MakeCode

I am a big fan of Lego Mindstorms and MakeCode. However, the firmware is a bit buggie. The main issues that I have had is that after a while, the EV3 drive does not map and no amount of restarts seem to fix it. The other is that there must be an issue with adding programs with the same filenames or something. Certainly, you can’t delete from the brick. This means that when you tweak a setting and upload your program again, the old version runs and not the new. Given the rate of prototyping cycles involved in Robotics, I hope they solve this one soon. Some guidance to solve these issues is below.

TROUBLESHOOTING-EV3-WITH-MAKECODE

Beginner Full Stack WebApps Unit

I have just finished developing a unit for my senior Applied ICT class. This is a bit bare bones as I give them only a quick tour through html and css via Khan Academy tutorials. The javascript associated with manipulating the webpage document DOM is covered in a bit more detail, but javascript not so much. I could spend a term on each of html, css and javascript (and then some). However, I have compressed it all down to ‘what you need to know’ to make a basic interactive webapp.

The first part of the unit takes students through html, css and javascript for the DOM. They then complete a walkthough for a two-up game. This sets them up nicely to create their own rock, paper, scissors game.

Enjoy! 

Full Stack WebApps, PDF or OneNote

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