Servo Magazine (February 2008)

The RoboCooler

By Jerry Reed    View Digital Edition  

I teach introductory programming classes at a local community college and I’m always looking for an involving project for my students. One of the problems with entry-level programming classes is that many students find the example programs they construct boring and somewhat removed from the real world. It’s hard for anyone — myself included — to get too excited about coding a bubble sort, for instance. I’ve tried various simple control projects before and sometimes the devices themselves ...


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Note regarding the source for the RoboCooler program: This version is for Linux, but it has some conditional compilation options for Visual C++ under Windows.


02.2008 | Source for the RoboCooler program.

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