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Build and Program Your Own LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robots by Marziah Karch

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8. More MINDSTORMS Programming: The Line-Following Robot

In Chapter 7, “Make Your First EV3 Program,” you programmed a modified Educator bot to stop on a black line using the color sensor. In this chapter, you’ll continue using the same basic robot with the color sensor to delve a little deeper into more things you can do with your EV3, such as change the screen display on the EV3 and make sounds using the built-in EV3 speakers. To that end, this chapter covers some more advanced programming concepts that you can use with your EV3, such as variables.

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The information you learn in this chapter can also be generalized beyond LEGO and used for many different kinds of programming.

In Chapter 7 you made a program, but what does that mean? Let’s ...

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