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Questions tagged [programming-languages]

The programming-languages tag is intended for questions about what programming languages might be most appropriate for a subject, or what ones are industry standard for certain applications.

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What the best roadmap to learn building and programming drones in the deepest level? [closed]

I want to learn how to program the drone in C without using the available libraries and platforms. I want to be able to understand how everything is set at a fundamental level(SRAM). Also, I want to ...
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ABB Object Oriented RAPID language

How do I create something like a class and have instances of it in ABB RAPID language?
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Is Programming/Coding necessary to pursue a masters degree in robotics? [closed]

I am soon going to finish my undergrad in mechatronics engineering and wish to take up robotics for my masters. But I absolutely dislike any form of coding/programming. I am however,interested in the ...
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Beginner Sets for intermediate devs

For a longer time I'm looking for some kind of robotic set, which is programmable, but most things I've found are related to child education or involves a lot of putting all the hardware parts ...
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Is there any ROS community effort bases on golang?

I recently read a Go language(Golang) book and feel that this language is what I like. I like C and Python, C can do the low level and basic jobs well. This language is also designed lovely. Also ...
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Are robot's codes usually compiled or interpreted?

I would bet that usually these are compiled for better performance, and of lawful reasons (make it harder for any user to save code without decompiling), though I'm not sure. In any case, I believe ...
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how to move my robot to the assigned coordinates

I am working on an ground surveillance robot using an Arduino mega for programming, am using components like the HMC5883L compass, Adafruit GPS for assigning of coordinates (latitude and longitude) ...
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Retrieving distance and angle of roobma create2

The goal of my project is to get a real-time location information of roobma. The information includes the x position, the y position and the angle (12 o'clock direction is 0 degree, 3 o'clock is 90 ...
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RobotC graphical raise arms while reversing

I am trying to help my son program his robot using RobitC graphical. He has it doing most of what he wants it to do but the code is stuck and won't continue past the arm raise/ hold. What it is ...
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Is there a KUKA IDE? [duplicate]

I'm learning kuka krc robot language, so far so good, and am wondering if there is an IDE for writing the code i want to program to the robot, something like giving me suggestions if I mistype a ...
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Programming A Rover [closed]

I am part of my College team which is planning to enter a Mars Rover Challenge. In the point of view of a programmer, where should I start? I know C is the main language NASA used for their Rover and ...
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KUKA FRI program using JAVA

I am trying to establish the FRI connection for KUKA LBR iiwa. I know how to configure the FRI connection as there are example programs available in the Sunrise.Workbench. A sample code is given ...
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Where to make changes for simulation project Bullet/Gazebo/ROS/Orocos

I am starting to develop robotics project which involves simulation (and maybe real world programs) of soft-body dynamics (for food processing) and clothes/garment handling (for textile industry or ...
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Artificial Intelligence Software Packages: Professionals, University education is oft' a step behind. What's actually being used? [closed]

Currently using Windows 8, what software packages for artificial intelligence programming (robotics branch) are used in today's professional environment as standard. Lots of internet suggestions, but ...
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How do I Program the Create 2 [closed]

I just un-boxed and set the Create 2 to charge over night. How do I program it? Where is the software? Daniel
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read from Ultrasonic HC-SR04

i want to run two HC-SR04 on one PIC16F877A and send the value mesured by the two ultrasonic to serial port. this is my code using PIC C Compiler : ...
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Relative frame calculation

what's the quickest way to calculate a relative coordinate of a frame, as shown in the code below. The Kuka robot language this ":" is referred to as the geometric operator. I would like to perform ...
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language to code Beaglebone [closed]

I'm trying to build a hexapod with beaglebone in the linux environment (Im thinking of using Ubuntu). What is the best language to use for coding purpose to make robot controls, camera and wifi ...
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Code control your arduino with keyboard

I've seen lots of examples on how to communicate from Arduino to the computer, but the few that talked about computer to Arduino communications were very hard to understand. My question is: What code ...
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What's the most adapted programming language for Robotic and principally AI? [closed]

I'm currency a Web programmer and I'm very passionate by robotics and specialty for Artificial Intelligence. I have already make some C++ program for Microship and Arduino for little robots and ...
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Programming language? [closed]

In general, what is a good programming language for robotics? I am a starting robo nerd and don't know anyone who would know things like this.
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How can I start programming proto X quad

I have bought a really small proto X quad (it has a joystick which navigates the device) and I am looking for a way to send a signal to this thing from my computer. So can anyone point me how can I ...
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Where to start for the software side of Robotics? [closed]

I am a Computer Science student entering my last year of college. I'm pretty sure Robotics is what I want to eventually be doing based on my interests in AI and embedded systems. I've seen a lot of ...
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How will the currently evaluated computer technology influence robotics and embedded systems in the forseeable future? [closed]

This is my first question on this site, might be a little subjective :) There is an ongoing process of many cool cyclonic changes of technology in the electronics and software industry. Concurrency ...
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Should you learn assembly language for robotics?

I ask this since assembly language is really close to the micro-controller hardware, and what micro-controller would you reccomend. The bot has to search for object that I show it before and then I '...
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Send Arduino sensor data to server with GPRS shield

I'm trying to send Arduino sensor data to a server using a GPRS shield (SIM900 shield from Geeetech). I have this particular set up because the data will be updated to a website and the device will be ...
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PID line follow with three sensors in Not eXactly C

I'm currently working on a line-following robot which uses three sensors to follow a black line. The sensors are pretty much in line and right next to each other. Right now, I'm doing a simple line ...
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Check if task exists in Not eXactly C

Is there a way to check if a task, function or variable exists in Not eXactly C? I know that in PHP you can use isset() to check if a variable exists and ...
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What are the notable limitations on using Java with Mindstorms NXT 2.0?

I'm a long time Java developer who is starting to learn on the Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0. Are there any limitations to using the Java API? Which language is the most robust on the platform? I found a ...
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Which programming language should I use with the NXT? [closed]

We have an optional course in our high-school which is about robotics. We're using the Lego Mindstorms NXT and program it with the original Mindstorms-software. However, we want to advance and use a ...
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Rainbowduino 3.0 - Arduino IDE fails to upload

OK, not really robotics, but has anyone been able to upload to a Rainboduino v3.0 using the Arduino IDE? I can't seem to figure it out, and there is virutally no documentation online. I followed this ...
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Inverse Kinematics in Java

I'm planning to write an Inverse Kinematics controlled 6 dof virtual robot for Android. I did some research on packages avaliable and couldn't choose the right one which will satisfy my needs on this ...
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Programming Robots with JavaScript

As somebody who is spending the majority of his time programming in JavaScript, what's the best route to get into small-robotics without needing to deviate too much from my current language focus? ...