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    We are a newer team to FTC and are not sure which programs we need.

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    if you want to program the robot, you will need to install the JDK 8, and Android Studio. Then, import the FTC SKD from github.com/ftctechnh/ftc_app. This will allow you to program your robot. Additional tutorials can be found here: https://github.com/ftctechnh/ftc_app...r/doc/tutorial.
    Lead programmer for team 6287, Vertigo

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    • #3
      Or use MIT App Inventor, if you don't know Java, yet.

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      • #4
        If you choose to use Android Studio, here is a video that should help you get started. It is a bit dated, but all of the information still applies, even though the apps are of a newer release.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtKbbi31PWc

        Hope it helps!
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        • #5
          I went to this site github.com/ftctechnh/ftc_app. and looked at all of the downloads and don't know what exactly to have the kids download... Too many folders with not enough experience to discern the difference in all of these file folders and files. Help please...

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          • #6
            Originally posted by FTC10536 View Post
            I went to this site github.com/ftctechnh/ftc_app. and looked at all of the downloads and don't know what exactly to have the kids download... Too many folders with not enough experience to discern the difference in all of these file folders and files. Help please...
            There should be one button on that page named "download zip". I'd suggest you go through the tutorials here: http://ftc.edu.intelitek.com/login/index.php.
            Specifically Module 3 , Setting Up Tools...

            -David

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