Cymplecy (Simplesi)

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Sound problems when using ScratchGPIO

Background Since Dec 2014, a lot of changes have taken place with RaspberryPi hardware and software and a new version of Scratch was made the default.  Although it looks the same – it is...

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Controlling H-Bridge Motors

Dev Version Only Previously in ScratchGPIO, support for H-Bridge (bi-directional ) motors was confined to specific robot controller addon boards from the likes of Simon Monk, 4Tronix, Hap-Pi, RyanTECK etc However, one user specifically needed...

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Pi2 Issues

Update 22:34:00 Wed 18 Mar 2014 Hopefully ScratchGPIO7 is now fully compatible with all PI models including the 2B – please let me know if you think this isn’t true OLD INFORMATION – Update 22:34:00...

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ScratchGPIO7 Launched

I’ve released  ScratchGPIO7 as my latest maintained version. It has a new way of sending sensor updates into Scratch so I though it was better to increment the main version number rather than just do a...

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Cheerlights

ScratchGPIO has support for getting the current cheerlights colour http://www.cheerlights.com/   Just tweet #cheerlights and any colour from red,green,blue,yellow,pink,purple or white  and it will be autmagically picked up and then you can grab the value...

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ScratchGPIO6 Launched

I’ve released  ScratchGPIO6 as my official maintained version (just in time for Christmas As you know, my documentation lags behind  my coding so it’ll take be a little bit of time to document some of...

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Scratch assessment exercises

I use the story of Humpty Dumpty as my primary introduction to Scratch in KS2 . http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/30808060/ Following the very useful ideas by Alan O’Donohoe (@teknoteacher) in using debugging as a teaching tool, I’ve introduced a...