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Trevor Taylor is a consultant in the field of robotics education. After 20 years in the IT industry, including co - founding a consulting company that became a Microsoft Solution Provider Partner, he moved to the Queensland University of Technology in 2002. For six years he taught a variety of subjects, including Visual Basic and Web development using ASP.NET. During this period he also worked part - time on a doctorate in computer vision and robotics. In early 2008, Trevor left QUT to concentrate on developing course materials for teaching robotics and to finish writing his thesis. Trevor has worked with MRDS since the very first Community Technology Preview in June 2006 and is an active and well - known contributor to the community.
Table of Contents
|Robotics Developer Studio Fundamentals|
|Exploring Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio|
|Concurrency and Coordination Runtime (CCR)|
|Decentralized Software Services (DSS)|
|Advanced Service Concepts|
|The MRDS Visual Simulation Environment|
|Extending the MRDS Visual Simulation Environment|
|Using Orchestration Services to Build a Simulation Scenario|
|Simulating Articulated Entities|
|Adventures in Simulation|
|Visual Programming Language|
|Microsoft Visual Programming Language Basics|
|Visually Programming Robots|
|Visual Programming Examples|
|Using MRDS with Robotics Hardware|
|Remotely Controlling a Mobile Robot|
|Using a Robotic Arm|
|Writing New Hardware Services|
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