Questions tagged [scratch]

Scratch is a free programming language that is designed to teach people the basics of computer programming. It is a visual language where code is created by dragging and dropping elements together to form a flow chart structure.

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Block based programming and access to GPIO on Raspberry Pi 3B

We would like to use Scratch to access and control the GPIO of our Raspberry Pi 3B. Scratch 3 offline does not work on the Pi 3B due to the limited 1GB memory: it sometimes starts but typically ...
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USB keyboard not working in Scratch 3 on RPI 4 running Bullseye, works in other applications

One of my daughters is having trouble with only a few of the keys on her keyboard working in Scratch 3 on RPI 4 running Bullseye. Other applications don't have any trouble. My other daughter has an ...
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Unity style game engine for Raspberry Pi 4B?

Is there any way to get a software sort of like Unity for the raspberry pi 4? I want something sort of like it (with a graphics section) with real code, so not scratch. I do realize that the pi might ...
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Use Scratch 2 (and NOT Scratch 3) on raspbian

I want to use Scratch 2 on raspbian. I googled and found that latest raspbian buster comes with Scratch 3 (which I don't want to use). Based on further searches, I have now downloaded raspbian Stretch ...
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Does it make sense to use Scratch Onilne if you are used to the version of Scratch that is preinstalled with Raspbian?

My son (10 years old) has been experimenting with Scratch on the Raspberry Pi. He recently got a new book on Scratch programming that he likes, but it appears that the syntax is slightly different ...
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Is it possible to copy Scratch 2 from Pi to PC?

I am running a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B I have Scratch 2 installed and would like to copy the program over to my laptop so I work with Scratch offline. I have the SD card and the Micro SD card to ...
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How to have a raspberry Pi automatically open up a program on boot? [duplicate]

I was wondering if their was a way for a Raspberry Pi to automatically open up a file on boot. (A scratch project)
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GPIO 17 and 18 not working as inputs using Scratch2, OK with ScratchGPIO8plus

We've built a simple controller circuit for operating a 12v mechanical valve and some Scratch code to control it. We are running this system using a Pi3. We use GPIO (not physical pins) 4 and 24 to ...
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In scratch "repeat until"

Using scratch "repeat until" will not exit when space bar is pressed unless the space bar is held down continually. I am learning scratch. Working with LEDs (low voltage lab stoplight). I have them ...
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how to add a photo to scratch background?

how to add a photo to scratch background on raspberry Pi 3 model B. I just want my background to be different as usual because I have already used all of the other backgrounds and I find them boring!
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Can I use scratch for generating the script which can use Raspberry pi3's peripherals?

Actually One of my friend don't know much about scripting. But he have good creativity and logical skill. He want to use scratch for generating a script which can turn on LEDs connected to GPIO pins ...
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How to autostart ScratchGPIO projects?

I'm working with my 7 years old son on a edukit robotics project with my son on my Raspberry PI 2, installed with Jessie. Instead of using Python (Too complicated for him) I programmed the robot with ...
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EOF error when running pifacedigital-scratch-handler

I get this weird error when I am trying to run as per the instructions on this repo https://github.com/piface/pifacedigital-scratch-handler/blob/master/README.md pi@raspberrypi ~ $ pifacedigital-...
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Getting sound working in Squeak

I've been experimenting with Squeak on my Pi and have got it up and running following these instructions: http://www.raspberrypi.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=9046 However, I can't get the sound ...
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Piface with Scratch. Could not find MESH session

I've downloaded and installed the latest versions of everything. Followed the instructions for setting up Scratch to use Mesh. It says its using IP 127.0.1.1. From the terminal I ran 'pifacedigital-...
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Scratch GPIO Shows Limited 'Sensor Value' Options

hope this question is relevant to the community here: I have installed Scratch GPIO where I hope to turn on LEDs using broadcast 'pinXon' or 'pinXoff' where the X is the GPIO pin to interact with. I ...
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Getting Host Mesh working again in Scratch

I just did an update of scratch (as advised here), because of the performance problems when using it to interface with my PiFace (reported here and here). Unfortunately, now I don't see the 'Host ...
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