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We are happy to share a brand new Computer Science Student Network (CS2N) course called Inventor Tutorials. This tutorial will show you step-by-step how to create a plate of spikes in Autodesk Inventor and import that object for use in the Robot Virtual Worlds Level Builder.
Autodesk Inventor is a robust tool used primarily to make 3D Models of mechanical parts and virtually assemble those models to make complicated objects. In addition, Inventor allows users to easily create technical drawings of parts for machine shops and instructions.
The RVW Level Builder is a tool included in Robot Virtual Worlds that allows you to create custom levels and challenges. The tool provides an empty virtual table accompanied with a library of various types of 3D models to construct the level. In addition, the tool allows you to create way points, objects and hazards. You can even import your own 3D models!
Sign up for CS2N and enroll in the course today at – Inventor Tutorials!
When it comes to setting up any new robot, the age-old saying ‘knowledge is power’ tends to ring particularly true. This is why one can find a variety of beginner guides already available, such as the Video Curriculum Trainer and the ‘Getting Started with NXT and TETRIX’ ROBOTC wiki guide. There’s no such thing as too much knowledge, though, and the more tools a roboticist has at their fingertips the higher their chance for success.
Because of this, we are pleasantly surprised by the depth of content covered by Avi, aka TheProgreammerDude’s YouTube tutorial video. Avi is a member of FTC team 5773. Not only is his tutorial straight from the screen of an FTC team programmer, it focuses on ROBOTC programming concepts specifically for the FTC competition (such as using competition templates and setting up a TETRIX robot using the Motors and Sensors Setup window).
If you’re looking add this video set to your ROBOTC toolkit, be sure to check out the first video in his series.
Have you created a ROBOTC or Robot Virtual Worlds tutorial? If so, let us know!