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Release Notes for C-STEMBian — 12-07-2017

12-20-2017

  • [Ch Arduino] Fixed the failure of retrieving data from Arduino in Windows
  • [Ch Arduino] Fixed the issue that need connect first when using with robots
  • [C-STEM Studio] Updated description a little
  • [Ch Robot] Added robot.h and cpsbot.h

12-07-2017

  • [C-STEM Folder] Updated Ch Linkbot book
  • [C-STEM Folder] Updated Ch Lego Mindstorms book
  • [C-STEM Folder] Updated programs for Arduino curriculum

11-27-2017

  • [C-STEM Studio] Added the textbook “Learning Robot Programming with Lego Mindstorms for the Absolute Beginner” and related source code
  • [C-STEM Studio] Added the textbook “Learning Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi for the Absolute Beginner” and related source code
  • [C-STEM Studio] Added the textbook “Learning Physical Computing with Arduino for the Absolute Beginner” and related source code
  • [C-STEM Studio] Updated the textbook “Learning Robot Programming with Linkbot for the Absolute Beginner” significantly as 7th Edition and related source code
  • [C-STEM Studio] Added LearnOpenCV in Code in Curriculum for Windows and Pi
  • [C-STEM Studio] Added LearnMechaism in Code in Curriculum
  • [C-STEM Studio] Added LearnControlSystem in Code in Curriculum
  • Updated start page image and description
  • Updated Linkbot software significantly
  • Updated Linkbot curriculum
  • Updated on controlling a hardware robot in a coordinate system
  • Updated on controlling multiple hardware robots in a coordinate system
  • Updated on buzzers for multiple robots
  • Updated on playing medodies and music notes for multiple robots
  • Added doc and sample code on controlling Linkbot and Mindstorms in a single program

v3.5.0 – Nov 17 2017 (internal release)

  • [Ch Arduino] Fixed output not working after firmware uploading

3.5.0 – Nov 14 2017 (internal release)

  • – [Ch Arduino] Fixed output not working after firmware uploading
  • – [Ch Arduino] Added another UNO variant

v3.5.0 – Oct 30 2017 (internal release)

  • – [Ch Mindstorms] Changed the default initial position
  • – [Ch Mindstorms] Removed debug info for NXT
  • – [Ch Linkbot] Changed the default initial position
  • – [RoboSim] Fixed the wrong package for Win64

v3.5.0 – Oct 24 2017 (internal release)

  • – [Ch OpenCV] Included in C-STEM Studio
  • – [Ch Arduino] Added new RedBoard product in ChDuino

v3.5.0 – Oct 9 2017 (internal release)

  • – [C-STEM Folder] Updated documentats for Mindstorms, Arduino and Pi
  • [RoboSim] Changed max speed to 570 deg/s for Mindstorms
  • [RoboSim] Fixed rounding issue in max speed warning message
  • – [C-STEM Folder] Updated Ch Mindstorms Package User’s Guide chmindstorms.pdf
  • – [C-STEM Folder] Updated programs in Code in Curriculum->LearnPi->program folder
  • – [C-STEM Folder] Updated programs in Code in Curriculum->LearnArduino->program folder

v3.5.0 – Oct 2 2017 (internal release)

  • – [RoboSim] Fixed driveTimeNB
  • – [RoboSim] Fixed dot coloring
  • – [RoboSim] Fixed initPosition warning message
  • – [RoboSim] Fixed units reading for metric
  • – [RoboSim] Unwrapped angle retrieved from getPosition
  • – [RoboSim] Changed getJointAngles, getJointSpeeds and getJointSpeedRatios to take 3 arguments instead of 4
  • – [C-STEM Folder] Updated Ch Mindstorms Package User’s Guide chmindstorms.pdf to v1.0
  • – [C-STEM Folder] Updated programs in Code in Curriculum->LearnPi->program folder
  • – [C-STEM Folder] Updated programs in Code in Curriculum->LearnArduinoInCh->program folder
  • – [C-STEM Studio] Added pdf file “Learning Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi for the Absolute Beginner” in Documentation
  • – [C-STEM Studio] Added pdf file “Learning Physical Computing with Arduino for the Absolute Beginner” in Documentation
  • – [C-STEM Folder] Updated Code in Curriculum>LearnPi>program
  • – [C-STEM Folder] Merge Learn Arduino with C and Learn Arduino with Ch into a single folder
  • – [C-STEM Folder] Added Code in Curriculum>LearnArduino
  • – [C-STEM Studio] Changed the file name for Ch Mindstorms Package User’s Guide from chmindstorms.pdf to chmindstormsuserguide.pdf
  • – [C-STEM Studio] Added Curriculum>LearnMindstorms>chmindstorms.pdf
  • – [Ch Linkbot] Fixed function moveToByTrackPosNB
  • – [Ch Mindstorms] Added function moveToByTrackPosNB
  • – [Ch Mindstorms] Added function moveJointByPowerNB
  • – [Ch Mindstorms] Fixed function setLEDColor for EV3
  • – [Ch Mindstorms] Fixed a bug that NXT will keep running after a program finishes
  • – [Ch Arduino] Added missing files for redistribution
  • – [RoboSim] Fixed driveTime crashes when called multiple times
  • – [RoboSim] Changed default speed to 200 deg/s for Mindstorms
  • – [RoboSim] Changed default max speed to 650 deg/s for Mindstorms
  • – [Ch Mindstorms] Updated demos

08-22-2017

  • Built based on Raspbian Stretch released on 2017-8-16
  • Updated programs in Code in Curriculum->LearnPi->program folder
  • Updated programs in Code in Curriculum->LearnArduinoInCh->program folder
  • Updated programs in Code in Curriculum->LearnArduinoInC->program folder
  • Added programs in Code in Curriculum->LearnCC++MatlabFortran
  • SSH is not enabled by default
  • added Copyright file at /etc/c-stembian-config/files/COPYRIGHT
  • added Changelog file at /etc/c-stembian-config/files/CHANGELOG

08-03-2017

  • Updated C-STEM repository key
  • Enabled I2C by default
  • Set login background image to mondavi.jpg
  • Fixed NXT not detecting in CMC
  • Fixed Ch Program crashes with Mindstorms

07-18-2017

  • Enabled VNC by default
  • Set default keyboard layout is now English (US).
  • Set the homepage of chromium the c-stem website.

06-25-2017

  • Updated LearnPi folder

06-01-2017

  • Redesigned output interface for ChDuino and GPIOViewer
  • Added documents for RoboPlay Competition 2017
  • Updated C-STEM repository host name

04-28-2017

  • Updated LearnPi
  • Fixed ChDuino firmware uploading for Raspberry Pi
  • Added missing dl file for Ch Arduino for Raspberry Pi

03-18-2017

  • Add missing header files for Ch wiringPi package
  • Add missing dl files for embed Ch
  • Added the chmobile.pdf in documentation for Mobile-C package
  • Add Web-based computing documents in C-STEM Studio
  • Disable autologin as pi by default
  • Disable apache2 by default
  • Upgrade to Raspbian release 3-2-2017

03-07-2017:

  • Install Raspberry Pi GPIO Viewer
  • Install Ch WiringPi package
  • Install Mobile-C
  • Install Ch Linkbot Controller
  • Install Ch Mindstorm Controller
  • Install ChDuino
  • Add background image for c-stembian
  • Install libqt5serialport5 by default for ChDuino
  • Fix default panel configuration
  • Make ChIDE the default application for text/plain
  • Change default hdmi mode to 5
  • Change default panel/wallpaper/application
  • Install C-STEM Studio
  • Setup Ch Common Gateway Interface pacakge during Ch installation
  • Install LinkbotLabs and its dependencies
  • Install  Ch Mechanism Toolkit f
  • Install Ch Control System Toolkit
  • Install Ch and Embed Ch
  • Install apache2 and vim during stage4
  • Update slides during installation
  • Update os.json for c-stembian for noobs
  • Add stage5 for c-stembian without Ch and C-STEM source files
  • Clone pi-gen official 2016-11-25 release