Ive been working on some software Im calling "Flowcodeo"
Pronounced " Flow-Code- EEE-O "
Like " Rodeo "...
Its not ready yet, but I wanted to get some feedback as to what you think of it
The basic idea is that you can program an Arduino program with no code. BUT can add your own code if you want.
The video is only a really quick one to show what it can do
I wrote it because I was unhappy current Arduino software for generation code.
I couldn't find any i liked that had a good GUI, that worked as a flowchart should. and allowed you to edit code inline, while maintaining the GUI.
Flowcodeo gives you complete access to the code. You can add custom code blocks, save code blocks, or edit the code of ANY of the blocks.
The software is actually written to control more than just Arduino.
It can generate Arduino files (for Arduino) or python Files (For ROS (ROBOTIC OPERATING SYSTEM)) and I hope to expand it to many more "specific" versions in the future (for VEX robotics, Sparkfuns Redbot, Lego Mindstorms etc etc etc)
I am undecided as to how to progress. I have put a lot of work into this, so I would quite like to monetise it, or at least have a sponsor or advertiser. Really I would like to be able to afford to buy a range of robotics kits (such as the sparkfun redbot) so I can make it compatible with as many robotic platforms as possible.
I have my own robot I've built, and the (slightly fancier) video below shows how easy it is to make it drive in circles
There is also support for 'if statements' and sensor inputs.
I am in the process of implementing simple maths, counting loops etc etc...