boom_f15 wrote:So Im new to Mindstorms (and robotics in general) but I do have some limited Java experience, so leJOS is intriguing, but it also looks like more work to get it going then just using Legos' software.
boom_f15 wrote:Can someone sell me the benefits of using a different language for my Mindstorms? Basically I think I just haven't done enough to stretch the limits of the software so I just looking for ideas to justify expanding my new addiction.
gloomyandy wrote:The connections are via WiFi. You can also you a USB ethernet dongle. At some point we will probably want to be able to download and run code via Bluetooth and USB. The good news is that you will probably need to do this for other non Lego languages that run on the NXT, so it may well be that someone else will add that capability.
I don't think it is really very feasible to work on stuff without having an EV3. Probably best to spend the next month or so exploring the Lego code and docs and the initial leJOS code.
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