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Based on my two years of involvement with FIRST, I have a few suggestions: Teach students to read the documentation. This site covers Java programming for the 2017 FRC Control System. FIRST programming, while requiring general programming skills, is specialized for the roboRIO and for the competition as a whole. We ran into a couple issues this year whose ...


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What I like to do is to first teach them the code that will actually make the robot move/do whatever it's supposed to do, then from that point I'd teach them the structures that can be used to make it more interesting. For example, if the motor is represented by the DcMotor myMotor, I'd first go with the simple myMotor.setPower(1), just to get them to have ...


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