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VEX Classroom v1.3 (for VEX 123 and VEX GO)

Change Log:

  • Supports new VEX GO Brain Firmware that now enables firmware updates via Web-Based VEXcode GO 
  • Improved VEX GO Brain connection process
  • Added error information when failing to connect to a VEX GO Brain
  • Added error information when failing to rename, update, and locate a VEX GO Brain
  • Added ability to force update the firmware on a VEX GO Brain

VEXcode 123 - v2.0.9

What's New:
  • Added expandable else if and the new line mutator on the print block

  • Added support for Traditional Chinese

Change Log:

  • [All] Updated connection troubleshooting link to point to the environment-specific KB article that VEXcode 123 is currently running on
  • [All] Added expandable "else if" conditional block structures
  • [All] Extended the “print” block to allow adding a new line as a block extension
  • [All] Added Traditional Chinese to the list of supported languages
  • [Web/Chrome OS/Android] Added ability to mute block sound effects
  • [iOS] Fixed issue with using large My Blocks on iOS causing “RangeError” messages
  • [Android] Added unsupported warning when trying to run the Android app on Chrome OS devices
  • [Android] Added share support to Android

VEXcode GO - v2.0.8

What's New:
  • Added new block features and improved the Drive control system

  • Added new tutorial videos to demonstrate how to use VEX GO Eye Sensors, Electromagnets, and LED Bumpers

Change Log:
  • [All] Added new ‘Drive Until’ block for simplified coding with sensors
  • [All] Fixed issue with negative drive velocity not driving/turning in the opposite direction with indefinite drive/turn blocks
  • [All] Updated connection troubleshooting link to point to the environment-specific KB article that VEXcode GO is currently running on
  • [All] Added expandable "else if" conditional block structures
  • [All] Extended the “print” block to allow adding a new line as a block extension
  • [All] Added Traditional Chinese and Turkish to the list of supported languages
  • [All] Added new and updated various tutorial videos
  • [Web/Chrome OS/Android] Added ability to mute block sound effects
  • [iOS/Android] Fixed issue with firmware updating
  • [iOS] Fixed issue with using large My Blocks on iOS causing “RangeError” messages
  • [Android] Added unsupported warning when trying to run the Android app on Chrome OS devices
  • [Android] Added share support to Android

VEXcode IQ - v2.2.0

What's New:

  • VEX IQ (2nd generation) is now supported in VEXcode IQ!

  • Added support for Optical and Distance (2nd generation) sensors in VEXcode IQ.

Change Log:

  • [ALL] Added support for IQ (2nd generation) kits and hardware
  • [ALL] Added support for new IQ Optical sensor and IQ Distance (2nd generation) sensor in robot config
  • [ALL] Added support for Drivetrains configured with the IQ (2nd generation) internal Inertial sensor
  • [iOS/Android] Updated connection process to better support connecting to VEX IQ (1st / 2nd generation) brains

VEXcode V5 - v2.2.0

What's New:

  • Added the new V5 GPS to the Devices configuration to support the V5 GPS Sensor

  • Added support for gesture detection with the V5 Optical Sensor

Change Log:

  • [All] Added support for gesture detection with the V5 Optical Sensor
  • [All] Resolved issues with various example projects and help files
  • [macOS/Windows/Chrome OS] Resolved an issue related to using V5 and IQ (2nd Generation) on the same computer

VEXcode Pro V5 - v2.0.4

Change Log:

  • Added support for the Optical Sensor gesture commands in basic autocomplete
  • Added help for the Optical Sensor gesture commands

Known Issues:

  • Other VEX devices may incorrectly appear as a connected V5 Brain on macOS 11 and above

VEXcode Minimum System Requirements

We recommend the following minimum requirements, regardless of whether you are using VEXcode or VEXcode Pro.

Windows

  • Windows 8 or higher
  • 1GB of HDD Space
  • 1x USB 2.0 or 3.0 Port

Mac

  • MacOS 10.13 or higher
  • 1GB of HDD Space
  • 1x USB 2.0 or 3.0 Port

Chromebook

  • ChromeOS 75 or higher
  • 1GB of HDD Space
  • 1x USB 2.0 or 3.0 Port
  • Internet connectivity for downloading projects

iOS / iPadOS

  • iOS12 or higher
  • 600MB of Storage
  • BLE 4.0 Support
  • Internet connectivity for downloading projects

Android

  • Android 7.0+
  • 7+ inch screen
  • 300MB of Storage
  • BLE 4.0 Support
  • Internet connectivity for downloading projects

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