#EV3Basic Using the Mindsensors Motor Multiplexer with EV3 Basic


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAs discussed before, I am continuing to mentor for the All Saints’ College Robotics club, even though both my sons are now at university. I am also the Rescue Advisor on the Robocup Junior West Australian Committee for 2017.

Having a hobby that allows me to play with Lego and write software that actually does something physical in the real world is awesome. I would recommend purchasing a Lego Mindstorms EV3 set for any boy or girl that wants to learn to code while having lots of fun.

This sixth article covers using the Mindsensors Multiplexer for NXT/EV3 Motors with the EV3 Basic extensions for Microsoft Small Basic.

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#EV3Basic Using the Mindsensors Sensor Multiplexer with EV3 Basic


David Meego - Click for blog homepagePreviously on this blog, I have mentioned that I mentor for the All Saints’ College Robotics club and volunteer on the Robocup Junior West Australian Committee.

Combining my childhood love of Lego with my career as a software developer has provided me with an exciting, fun filled hobby. Using my knowledge to mentor primary and secondary school students and help them find a love of robotics and software development is extremely fulfilling and a driving force behind why I do what I do.

This fifth article covers using the Mindsensors EV3 Sensor Multiplexer with the EV3 Basic extensions for Microsoft Small Basic.

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Welcome to the Robotics Portal


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI am pleased to announce the creation of the Robotics Portal on the Winthrop Development Consultants blog site.

As I publish more articles related to robotics and development using the EV3 Basic extensions to Microsoft Small Basic, I thought it would be useful to gather everything together into a portal.

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Announcing Dexterity Training at GPUG Summit 2017 in Nashville, TN, USA


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWhile you are organising your trip to Nashville for GPUG Summit 2017, how about coming in a week early to spend 5 days with me learning Dexterity, the development tool on which Microsoft Dynamics GP is built.

GPUG Academy will be offering Dexterity Fundamentals training in the week prior to GPUG Summit 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

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VST Controls by Envisage Software


David Meego - Click for blog homepageFrom the team that brought you Friday Funny: I Want My MVP.

From the developers of PostMaster…. comes an amazing new customisation tool….

Yes, Andrew Dean from Envisage Software along with Steve Endow MVP from Precipio Services have been busy working away on some really cool technology for Visual Studio Tools developers and have just released it as a free tool.

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Identifying Triggers registered against a Table


David Meego - Click for blog homepageLast week, I wrote about a situation which was causing issues with the Database Validation feature of GP Power Tools. Triggers on the ACTIVITY table that fired when records are deleted that attempt to clean up data in the company that the record is related to.

The problem is that if the current user does not have access to this company or company database does not exist or is not online, errors are generated and the code fails. This is discussed in my blog:

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#GPPT Adding data from any SQL table to SOP Documents


David Meego - Click for blog homepageFollowing on from my recent article, #GPPT Adding Vendor Item Number to SOP Documents, I thought it would be worth showing how we can use GP Power Tools custom Report Writer functions with a SQL Query to obtain any data available from any table on the SQL Server.

To make this happen we are going to combine the Runtime Execute Setup custom RW function code with a SQL script created in SQL Execute Setup. Note that these techniques, which have been available since June 2009, are completely Web Client compatible which makes them even more valuable now.

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