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Some experimentation was required

Because I didn't know the diameter of the beachball, I had to experiment to determine how far to move it to the left of the origin to locate it at the leftside of the Stage as shown in Image 4 . I settled on a value of -200 for the x coordinate and a value of 0 for the y coordinate.

Positioning the other beachball

In the interest of brevity, I won't show the code required to position the beachball on the right side of the Stage. I did exactly the same thing for that beachballexcept that I specified the value of the x coordinate to be 200 instead of - 200. This causes the beachball named RightBeachball to move to the right side of the Stage when the user clicks the green flag.

The basketball

Initializing the position of the basketball

Image 7 shows a portion of the rightmost panel after clicking on the sprite named Basketball . (Note the image of the basketball in the upper right corner. When this is an image of the basketball, all of the scripts in the rightmost panel apply to thebasketball sprite.)

Image 7. initializing the position and orientation of the basketball.

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Image 7. Initializing the position and orientation of the basketball.

You will note that the tan block and the uppermost blue block in Image 7 arethe same as in Image 6 except that the x coordinate value is set to 0. This causes the basketball to move to the origin when the user clicks the greenflag.

Initializing the orientation of the basketball

However, Image 7 contains a block that is not contained in Image 6 . The bottom blue block in Image 7 is used to set the orientation of the basketball. (By orientation, I mean the direction that the basketball is facing.)

It may seem strange to say that a round basketball is facing in one direction or the other. However, every sprite has a front, back, top, and bottomeven in those cases where it is not visually obvious. The orientation would be visually obvious if I were to use an animal for the sprite in place ofthe basketball. You can tell which direction the basketball is facing by observing the curved diagonal lines on the basketball.

After you drag the blue block labeled point in direction into the rightmost panel, you can click the arrow in the white box to expose the followingfour choices:

  • (90) right
  • (-90) left
  • (0) up
  • (180) down

As you can see, I selected the choice that causes the basketball to face to the right. As a result, when the user clicks the green flag, the basketballwill move to the origin and turn to face the right.

Handling mouse events on the basketball

Image 8 shows all of the code in the rightmost panel that applies to the basketball.

Image 8. all of the code that applies to the basketball.

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Image 8. All of the code that applies to the basketball.

The top script in Image 8 is another copy of the script that was shown in Image 7 . At this point, we are interested in the behavior of the bottom script in Image 8 .

Behavior of the bottom script

The dark tan block labeled when this sprite clicked specifies that all of the actions produced by the blocks attached to that block will occur when the userclicks the basketball with the mouse. Furthermore, those actions will occur in top-to-bottom order.

Questions & Answers

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
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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