LEARN TO PROGRAM – IT'S EASY
On these pages we will show you how to get started programming your EV3 robot on your tablet and on your computer. Watch the videos and follow the instructions to get started and set up your EV3 robot for lots of programming fun!
GETTING STARTED ON YOUR TABLET
This video shows you how to download the EV3 Programmer App, connect your tablet to your EV3 robot, and get started on your first programming mission.
CREATE YOUR FIRST PROGRAM ON YOUR TABLET
Watch this video to learn how you create your first program with the EV3 Programmer App and bring your LEGO MINDSTORMS robot to life.
GETTING STARTED ON YOUR PC/MAC
Watch this short introduction to programming on your PC or Mac. Then download the software and proceed with the tutorial videos further below to learn how to connect your computer with your EV3 robot and create your first programs.
CREATE YOUR FIRST PROGRAM ON YOUR PC/MAC
Use the EV3 Programming tool to build a program for you robot and bring it to life. This short video explains how you create your first program and how you transmit the program from the App/Programming software to your robot’s EV3 P-brick (the brain of your robot).
Make your robot move
Make your robot move with the EV3 motors. Check out this video to learn how you create a program that makes your robot move.
Make your robot respond to touch
Make your robot respond to touch with the EV3 touch sensor. The touch sensor makes your robot react when you push or release sensor in front. Check out this video to learn how it works.
Make your robot drive
Take your robot for a spin! Create a program that makes your robot drive the way you want it to.
Programming blocks in the EV3 software
Combine the blocks to explore the magic of bringing your robot to life!
ACTION BLOCKS (Green)
FLOW BLOCKS (Orange)
SENSOR BLOCKS (Yellow)
DATA OPERATION BLOCKS (Red)
The data operation blocks let you write and read variables, compare values and much more. Please note: the red data blocks are only available in the programming software for PC/Mac and NOT in the EV3 Programmer App.
ADVANCED BLOCKS (Dark blue)