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Plugin Blockly@rduino For Arduino Ide

About the project

Integrate Blockly@rduino in IDE like a tool, compile and upload through Arduino IDE, totally graphic way.

Project info

Difficulty:

Platforms:

Estimated time:

1 hour

Published:

28th January 2019

Items used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino Uno - R3 x 1
Genuino Uno Rev3 x 1

Software app and online services

Arduino IDE
Blockly@rduino

Story

Blockly@rduino is a visual 'Scratch block program' like, based upon Google Blockly (https://developers.google.com/blockly/) and BlocklyDuino (https://github.com/BlocklyDuino/BlocklyDuino).

The aim is to create the more easy way to program Arduino card with this graphical programmation, for newbies or children.

All details: https://github.com/technologiescollege/Blockly-at-rduino

Use normally Blockly@rduino, then inside 'Arduino code' tab you can launch uploa :

This plugin, added in Arduino IDE, permits to :

  • launch Blockly@rduino directly from Arduino IDE
  • Blockly@rduino with all functions
  • save INO file through IDE
  • copy paste Arduino code generated in Blockly@rduino into IDE
  • direct upload from Blockly@rduino, through Arduino IDE

You just have to unzip plugin in 'tools' directory of Arduino IDE :

directories

You can find it there : https://github.com/technologiescollege/BlocklyArduinoIDEPlugin

Or directly download zip file with plugin + Blockly@rduino updated : https://github.com/technologiescollege/BlocklyArduinoIDEPlugin/raw/master/BlocklyArduinoPlugin.7z

Not finished:

  • interact with board & COM port choice
  • interact with Arduino IDE editor console
  • interact with Arduino IDE serial console

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