Starting your STEM Journey: Running your First Program with the Virtual Robotics Toolkit

They say that you must walk before you can run, and much like taking your first steps, practice makes perfect. This is an age-old sentiment that’s true for running your first program with the Virtual Robotics Toolkit as well!

Complex programs are difficult to master right away, they may take hours of practice. That’s why this guide is intended to give you a starting point as you begin your coding journey. Without further ado, let’s teach you how to program your first simple program: a square path.

Programming a Square Path

When programming a square path, you may want to avoid the hassle of adding a long line of blocks, primarily because it will save time! This is where loops come in handy. Rather than your program looking like this…

….you could use a loop to simplify it and make your program look like this!

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