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

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12. Extending Play

In this chapter, you’ll explore more ways to extend EV3 play. I walk you through the steps to boot the alternative EV3 programming language leJOS, so you can program the EV3 with Java. This chapter also provides a look at several bot models created by the LEGO community, in the hope that they will inspire you. This chapter also provides tips and resources for finding and getting involved in LEGO communities and LEGO competitions, as well as some alternative sources for spare parts.

Installing leJOS

As I mentioned in Chapter 1, “What’s in the Box?” the EV3 allows you to use alternative programming languages and operating systems if you so choose. As this book is being written, one of the most fully developed systems for the ...

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