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s2aio

Has Been Released!


The documentation is still a work in progress, but the you can try it out it you like.

Before installing:
  1. Make sure that you have Python 3.5 installed on your computer. 
  2. Have StandardFirmata or FirmataPlus installed on your Arduino
  3. You have installed Scratch 2.0 Offline on your computer. 
To install:

For Windows: From a command window, type:

 pip install s2aio

For Linux: From a command window type:

sudo pip3 install s2aio


To Start The Program For Scratch:

Connect your Arduino to your computer, and type:

s2aio

The program will launch Scratch with the English language blocks.

To load the program for a different language, use the -l (that is the letter L in lower case) with the language specifier.

Language choices are:

1 = English
2 = Chinese (zh-CN)
3 = Chinese (zh-TW)
4= Dutch(NL)
5 = French(FR)
6 = German(DE)
7= Greek(GR)
8 = Korean(KO)
9 = Italian(IT)
10 = Portuguese(PT)
11 = Spanish(ES)

So for example, to start Scratch using the French language blocks, enter:

s2aio -l 5

If you want to have the program launch the Snap! web page, enter:

s2aio -c snap

For Snap! you will have to import the language blocks manually.

For Windows, they can be found at: 
C:\Users\YOUR USER NAME\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python35\Lib\site-packages\s2aio\Snap!Files

And for Linux at:
/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/s2aio/Snap!Files


If you have any questions, or find any issues, please let me know.

Detailed documentation is coming to the Wiki page!