How to Download and Install LabVIEW 2017 on Windows

Mark PhilippAll Topics, National Instruments, Support

How to Download and Install LabVIEW 2017 on Windows

It’s another year and National Instruments has released LabVIEW 2017. This guide will walk you through the steps for downloading and installing the product. LabVIEW 2017 System Requirements First, you’ll want to make sure your computer can run LabVIEW 2017. Refer to the below table to see the system requirements: Windows Run-Time Engine Development Environment Processor1 Pentium 4M/Celeron 866 MHz … Read More

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Making an Isometric Character Controller Jump in Unity

kristielAll Topics, Game Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Making an Isometric Character Controller Jump in Unity

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how to create an isometric character controller in Unity 3D. I even made a video with instructions! The video has done surprisingly well and it has received a fair number of comments asking me questions. A lot of people want to extend the character controller in certain ways. Specifically, several people were … Read More

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Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

kristielGame Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

In modern game design and development, 2D and 3D animations are increasingly complex. If you’ve worked on a game in any capacity, you have probably come across a need to have, for example, a walking animation trigger a running animation based on movement speed. To tackle such a problem, Unity 3D has something called blend trees. In this post, we’ll … Read More

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Create an Isometric Camera and Character Controller in Unity

kristielGame Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Unity Tutorial: Create an Isometric Camera and Character Controller in Unity

In this post, I will provide step-by-step instructions on how to create a simple isometric camera and character controller in Unity. By the end of this tutorial, you should have a simple 3D character that you can move around in an isometric scene using the WASD keys on your keyboard. What is an Isometric Game? An isometric game is one … Read More

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How to Download and Install LabVIEW 2016 for Windows

kristielAll Topics, National Instruments, Support

How to Download and Install LabVIEW 2016 for Windows

National Instruments recently released LabVIEW 2016. With a new version of LabVIEW comes new instructions on installing it. This tutorial will help guide you through the process of downloading and installing LabVIEW 2016 on a Windows computer. LabVIEW System Requirements The first thing you want to look at is whether your computer meets the minimum system requirements or not. Refer … Read More

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Wiring an Electric Motor with the mySTEM for NI myDAQ

kristielNational Instruments, Tutorial

How to Wire an Electric Motor with mySTEM Project Board for NI myDAQ

We’ve been working on a series of activities that explain how you can enhance the capabilities of the National Instruments myDAQ using the mySTEM Project Board. This week, we’ve got another exciting mySTEM Project Board project to share. This time around, Mark will walk you through how to wire a 12V DC motor to the mySTEM and control it using the … Read More

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How to Setup mBlock for Makeblock Robots

kristielCoding & Programming, Robotics, Support

How to Setup mBlock for Makeblock Robots

Makeblock is a company that creates easy-to-use robots. Two of their most popular products are the mBot and the mBot Ranger. Both of these kits are easy to assemble within roughly 2 hours of time. Once they are assembled, they have several pre-installed programs that you can run on them. However, most people who purchase these kits want to be … Read More

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How to Install IBM SPSS Statistics on Windows

kristielAll Topics, Support, Tutorial

How to Install IBM SPSS Statistics on Windows - Studica Support Tutorial with Instructions

IBM SPSS Statistics is something Studica sells a lot of. Students, Faculty, and academic institutions heavily use the software for all sorts of classes; Statistics, Psychology, Sociology, and many other subjects. Most support requests I receive are for installation issues with SPSS Statistics. In this post, I will outline every step of the installation procedure so you can easily resolve your installation … Read More

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Unity Tutorial: How to Use Animator Controllers and Triggers

kristielTutorial, Unity Game Development

Unity Tutorial: How to Use Animator Controllers and Triggers

Unity 3D has some great tools for handling animations. In general, developers will utilize animation controllers (Unity calls them animator controllers) to handle which animations to play and when to play them. In this Unity tutorial blog, I’m going to provide step-by-step instructions to create a very simple animation controller. This controller will be able to play an animation when … Read More

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fischertechnik Robo Pro Software: How to Install & Use

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, fischertechnik

fischertechnik Robo Pro Software: How to Install & Use

It’s no secret that fischertechnik offers a wide variety of robotic solutions for students and educators. From elementary school to higher education, fischertechnik has a versatile selection of kits that are highly customizable to suit whatever your needs may be. At the center of FT’s robotics systems is the Robo Pro software. In this post, I will talk about Robo … Read More

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