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Image 3. programming blocks in the events category.

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Image 3. Programming blocks in the Events category.

The finished program

The rightmost panel in Image 1 shows the finished program. I created the program by dragging blocks fromthe Data toolbox and the Events toolbox and snapping them together to form three separatescripts.

(Actually the program that you see in Image 1 is the result of an automatic conversion from v1.4 to v2.0 that was performed by the folks at MIT during the transition period fromv1.4 to v2.0. I originally wrote that program in v1.4. Some of the toolboxes had different names in v1.4.)

Note that I also entered literal values of 0, 1, 5, -1, and -5 into the white text fields in the programming blocks for the variables after dragging them intothe programming area.

In addition, I used the pull-down list on each of six orange Data blocks in Image 1 to select the name of the variable to which that block applies. (Note that each of those six blocks refers either to Counter or counter .)

Behavior of the program

Click the green flag

The program contains three scripts. Each script remains silent until a specific event occurs. As the label on the uppermostblock in the top programming script in Image 1 indicates, the code in the top script in Image 1 is executed once each time the user clicks the green flag shown in the upper right ofthe stage. This code causes the values stored in each of the two variables to be set to zero. This, in turn causes thevariable displays in the Stage area to each show a value of 0.

Press the space bar

Because of the top block in the middle script reads "when space key pressed" , the code in the middle script is executed once each time the user presses the space bar.

The pull-down list on this block allows you to select among the keys on the keyboard with the space bar being the default.

One of the orange programming blocks in the middle script causes the value of the variable named Counter to change by +1 when the space bar is pressed. The other orangeprogramming block causes the value of the variable named counter to change by +5 when the space bar is pressed.

In other words, repetitively pressing the space bar causes the Counter variable to count up in increments of one and causes the counter variable to count up in increments of five.

Click the mouse on the Stage

Because of the top block in the bottom script reads "when this spriteclicked" , the code in the bottom script in Image 1 is executed once each time the user clicks the mouse in the large white Stagearea shown in Image 1 .

(In this case, there are no sprites so this event is triggered by clicking the stage. I believe this isa new label on this block in v2.0. This label, which refers to a sprite, seems to be a little too specific.)

The bottom two blocks in this script are the same as the bottom two blocks in the middle script except that the algebraic signs on the two literal values are minus instead of plus.

The absence of a "-" character causes a literal value to be positive. A "+" character is notrequired for positive literal values.

Questions & Answers

what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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