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Robotics videos

Filed in Education by on November 10, 2014 0 Comments

Some of the faculty of the WPI Robotics Engineering program have helped develop a series of videos aimed at helping you: learn more about robotics and provide some of the knowledge needed to design and build robots. You can watch all the videos or choose any single video to help you solve a particular problem […]

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WPILib Robot Builder developer tool

Filed in C++, Java, RobotBuilder by on December 14, 2013 0 Comments

One of the difficulties that we have seen teams have looking at robot programs written in Java and C++ is getting the structure correct for future development and expansion of the program. Also there is the tendency to not develop the robot program until much of the hardware is finished. To help solve both of […]

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WPILib Tutorial Videos posted

Filed in C++, Java, SmartDashboard by on February 15, 2012 0 Comments

There are a number of tutorial videos posted on YouTube describing robot development with WPILib. The videos walk through the process of developing a robot program for GearsBot, a small demonstration robot that uses a cRIO controller, 4 motors, and an elevator with a gripper to grab soda cans. In addition there is a video […]

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WPILib New Features for 2012

Filed in Uncategorized by on January 7, 2012 0 Comments

Here is a link to a presentation that was given at the Kickoff Workshops yesterday at FIRST. It describes many of the new features for the 2012 version of C++ and Java. 2012NewFeatures

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New features in Java and C++ WPILib for 2012

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 15, 2011 0 Comments

The 2012 version of WPILib for Java and C++ will have a host of new features, all currently in beta. Here are some previews of the coolest new stuff: Command-based programming You can easily get control of complex actions in your robot using the Command-based programming design patterns. The idea is that you create Subsystem […]

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