Intelligence Unleashed: Creating LEGO NXT Robots with Java

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With user-friendly instructions for the leJOS NXJ software, this accessible manual is the perfect launch into LEGO Mindstorms NXT, an incredible kit for building and programming robots. Using Java, the most popular and easy-to-use programming language available, this book helps engineers and amateurs alike design and build their own customized robots, programmed however they desire. A diverse set of projects is accompanied by building tips, programming code, complete 3D-rendered building instructions, and ...

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Overview

With user-friendly instructions for the leJOS NXJ software, this accessible manual is the perfect launch into LEGO Mindstorms NXT, an incredible kit for building and programming robots. Using Java, the most popular and easy-to-use programming language available, this book helps engineers and amateurs alike design and build their own customized robots, programmed however they desire. A diverse set of projects is accompanied by building tips, programming code, complete 3D-rendered building instructions, and hundreds of illustrations. The NXT intelligent brick’s Bluetooth capabilities are introduced, as are the newest available parts, from GPS to the RFID sensor, in this useful handbook that serves as the perfect compliment to the LEGO NXT kit.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780986832208
  • Publisher: Variant Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 524
  • Sales rank: 1,108,647
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian Bagnall is a Sun Certified Java Programmer and Developer and author of Maximum LEGO NXT: Building Robots with Java Brains. He is a key programmer of leJOS NXJ, a Java SDK for LEGO NXT. Bagnall has worked for IBM, AT&T, and other leading computer companies. His technical books, written over the past decade, have been translated into German, French and Japanese.

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