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Chromebook support for BlocklyProp! Parallax’s BlocklyProp is now available for the Chromebook operating system.

For many of our educators, this may be the most important news they receive about Parallax’s robotics products. The installation link is right here:

Install the BlocklyProp Launcher on my Chromebook!

Our developer Jeff Martin recorded a developer’s perspective just before he finished the project.... More

Customers Applaud BlocklyProp: Fall semester promises to be the most exciting ever for our students and teachers

Parallax is amidst the most amazing changes in our robotics and microcontrollers education program. The customer feedback around our new BlocklyProp tools has been more positive than we expected. There’s nothing quite like hearing it from another educator, so I’ll simply share this message from John Agostinelli today.

If you’re ready to get started with Parallax but need a little support with the myriad of... More

Chromebook and BlocklyProp plus S3 Robots! Answers to the important questions you're asking our team.

Chromebook support for BlocklyProp!

You asked and we’ve responded - Chromebook support for Blockly is now proven internally. It will be ready in time for your Fall courses! Everything that works in our Blockly system (FLiP Module, ActivityBot, S3 robots) will soon run from a Chromebook. One-to-one schools may effectively use Parallax robots in the same one-to-one model. Students will no longer have to go to the computer labs or use the few Windows/Mac machines... More

Figure 17 Using BlocklyProp for Custom Applications – Part 3 of 3 by guest contributor Carol Hazlett

Carol Hazlett is an active contributor on the Blockly for Microcontrollers Facebook Group. She writes for Servo Magazine and is an active participant in Parallax live webinars and events. What we really like about Carol is her clarity and practical approach to microcontrollers, along with some of the very unique projects she’s created with walking robots, drones, and time-lapse photography. I asked Carol if she’d be interested in producing a few articles for our web... More

Figure 7 Using BlocklyProp for Custom Applications – Part 2 of 3 by guest contributor Carol Hazlett

Carol Hazlett is an active contributor on the Blockly for Microcontrollers Facebook Group. She writes for Servo Magazine and is an active participant in Parallax live webinars and events. What we really like about Carol is her clarity and practical approach to microcontrollers, along with some of the very unique projects she’s created with walking robots, drones, and time-lapse photography. I asked Carol if she’d be interested in producing a few articles for our web... More

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