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Scratch on Ipad – Pyonkee

Updated 3rd Oct – connect added We now have a Scratch clone for the IPad called Pyonkee  This is great news at last as a lot of Scratchers only have Ipads nowadays and not...

Raspberry Pi Auto-Hotspot 11

Raspberry Pi Auto-Hotspot

Initial software from http://blog.sip2serve.com/post/48420162196/howto-setup-rtl8188cus-on-rpi-as-an-access-point The concept of headless Pi at Jams and in classrooms has always been a subject close to my heart and recently I’ve been trying to go down the route of...

Arduino class-set in Year 6 3

Arduino class-set in Year 6

Today I tried out a class-set of 15 Arduinos with LEDs with Win 7 laptops with a Year 6 class with past experience of Scratch. First  issue was that I only managed to get 8 set-ups working...

Pin Trigger handling in ScratchGPIO 0

Pin Trigger handling in ScratchGPIO

I was looking at some of William Bell’s RPiScratchIO scratch code and notice that he had the concept of receiving broadcasts on inputs pins changing state. So I’ve started implementing this (in dev version)...

Change to Ultrasonic behaviour 0

Change to Ultrasonic behaviour

Dev Version only My ultrasonic handling code now runs in its own separate thread and defaults to returning an update distance measurement every 1 sec. This can be change by creating an UltraDelay variable...