Using the Raspberry Pi Timer for Embedded Environments

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Tutorial

Using the Raspberry Pi Timer for Embedded Environments

We recently posted a blog about embedded programming using the Raspberry Pi. In an effort to provide further information about accessing Raspberry Pi hardware in an embedded environment, this post will dive into using Raspberry Pi’s 1 MHz timer, also known as the system timer. In this post, we will be extending our last project and modifying our Delay function … Read More

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Unity Tip: Use Scripts to Modify Particles

kristielTutorial, Unity Game Development

Unity Tip: Use Scripts to Modify Particles

Unity 3D offers an enormous API that provides ways to manipulate the vast majority of objects in your game. However, there are some features that are not as robust as you might hope. Take, for example, the ParticleSystem class. Let’s say, you have a particle system. You want to modify the radius of the particle system’s shape using a script. After a quick … Read More

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Unity Tip: Using Code to Change Material Properties

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Tutorial

Unity-Tip-How to Change Material Properties in Unity

I am working on a Unity Project in my free time. Recently, I wanted to have the ability to dynamically change the material properties of objects when the player looked at them. I did not want a static, unchanging material. I needed to be able to use C# scripts to make the material change features during gameplay. This is relatively easy to do. However, Unity’s … Read More

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Codeybot Makes Learning to Code Fun

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Robotics

Codeybot Makes Learning to Code Fun

Codeybot is the latest innovation from Makeblock, a company so passionate about robotics that they want to share this passion. A leader in the DIY/Maker community, their open-source construction platform is ideal for makers at all levels. Beginners and experienced engineers alike can construct their dreams with the vast array of electronic modules and mechanical parts they offer. Jasen Wang, the founder of Makeblock, is a huge robot enthusiast. … Read More

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001 Game Creator Makes Game Design a Breeze

kristielGame Design & Development Tools

001 Game Creator Makes Game Design a Breeze

Formerly known as GG Maker, 001 Game Creator introduces young designers to the world of game design with an easy-to-use, intuitive platform. Create 2D and 3D games with the click of a mouse, thanks to the program’s graphically assisted scripting. That’s right, no coding skills required! Engage your students in game design, while exploring basic principles of science, technology, engineering … Read More

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Kickstart Robotics with Wonder League and Win Prizes

kristielCoding & Programming, Competitions & Contests

Kickstart Robotics with Wonder League and Win Prizes

Now you can lead the coding movement in your school with help from Wonder Workshop’s Wonder League! Register to start your own Robotics club before July 10th, 2016 and you can be entered for a chance to win $10,000 for your school district. The Wonder League inspires the creators of tomorrow with a fun, engaging robotics and coding platform. Join … Read More

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FUZEBOX Makes Coding Accessible and Fun

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming

FUZEBOX Makes Coding Accessible and Fun

The FUZEBOX is on its way, thanks to team FUZE in the United Kingdom. This is the ultimate coding gadget for beginners and seasoned coders alike. It allows programmers to code fun and relevant applications on laptops, PCs, Raspberry Pi, tablets and smartphone using Windows, Android, or Mac operating systems. This really is the best solution for getting the most out … Read More

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GG Maker Academic Now Available at Studica

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Game Design & Development Tools, STEM Education

GG Maker Game Design Sparks Interactive STEM Learning

Studica recently sealed a deal to offer GG Maker Academic to students, educators and schools. GG Maker is a video game engine that can produce 2D and 3D games very quickly. The engine has been growing in popularity due to its ease of use and low barrier of entry. Studica is the exclusive reseller for the Academic Version of the software. GG … Read More

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New App and Launcher Accessory from Wonder Workshop

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Robotics

Wonder Workshop’s Dash and Dot are some of our favorite robotic solutions for elementary classrooms. These fun robots are perfect for introducing young students to the world of robotics and coding. It is a great start to STEM in elementary education. With planned activities, free app downloads and a range of engaging accessories – what’s not to love? Wonder Workshop … Read More

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