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mBlock is a block-based coding platform for programming Scratch sprites and robots, including Makeblock robots, Arduino, micro:bit, etc. Our easy-to-use software makes teaching and learning coding fun and interactive. In this category, you can get mBlock’s tutorials, latest update announcements, and more.

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In-app case tutorials and review status notification – mBlock Extension Builder Update V1.3.5

In the latest version of mBlock Extension Builder, there are a couple of improvements to help create mBlock 5 extensions easier. Starting today, you can see case tutorials and extension review status after logging to the mBlock Extension Builder. New features snapshot: Added in-app tutorials in “View Demo” as detailed references for on-boarding Added in-app notification on extension review status Added entrance for users to write block description to help get started with your blocks Optimized…

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Data science education with mBlock

As a STEAM teacher, you are probably seeking out new methods to get your students into science, technology, art, math, or engineering (STEAM) subject. Whether it’s AI for kids, Arduino programming, or creating games, we are all trying to find the best way to teach students the world around us. Teaching STEAM is more than for a better career choice. It’s more for a way of problem-solving and logical thinking. We see the booming of big…

mBlock 3 will no longer be available on the latest macOS and Chrome

mBlock 3 will no longer be available on the latest macOS and Chrome mBlock 3 has played a critical part in hardware programming or teaching STEAM for a long time since 2014. We know that some of our users are still using mBlock 3. But using mBlock 3 web editor and mBlock 3 Mac desktop version might be tricky as the technology evolves.  Due to Adobe will end support of Flash Player on December 31, 2020,…

Create your own extensions with mBlock Extension Builder

Create your own extensions with mBlock Extension Builder mBlock 5 now supports more devices & extensions We are very excited to announce that we’ve just released our mBlock Extension Builder that allows anyone to program your own devices and design personalized mBlock 5 extensions. mBlock Extension Builder offers a powerful platform with high flexibility that allows you to quickly support your own device and build yourself a mBlock 5 extension. mBlock Extension Builder now opens up…

Guide of Using mBlock Extension Builder (2 Great Examples Included)

Guide of Using mBlock Extension Builder (Case Study Included) We’ve just created mBlock Extension Builder for anyone to program their own devices or create any mBlock 5 extension. It’s a flexible and powerful platform that is free for anyone to create and manage their own devices and extensions. Published projects will be listed in mBlock software after approval and used by 8 million mBlock users around the world! In this article, I will show you the main…

What’s new in recent mBlock update (2019)

What’s new in recent mBlock update (2019) We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve just released a new version of mBlock web, introduced in a fresh & sleek new UI, Turbo Mode, and more powerful extensions for users to master programming.  Here’s a quick overview of our recent update: 1. Brand new UI of mBlock web version On April 16th, 2019, we have published the new version of mBlock web that comes in a fresh and sleek…

What Is The Difference Between Scratch 3.0 and Scratch 2.0?

What Is The Difference Between Scratch 3.0 and Scratch 2.0? Scratch is one of the most widely used coding tools in schools all over the world. At present, many beginners are using Scratch 2.0 to learn programming. Now Scratch 3.0 is in its beta version and will officially replace Scratch 2.0 in January 2, 2019. Many people may be feeling confused about the exact differences between Scratch 3.0 and Scratch 2.0. So let’s introduce the new…

Program Robot with no software installed Only mLink required

In August of this year, we rolled out mBlock Web (https://ide.makeblock.com) And we are quite delighted to see that more and more users are using mBlock as a learning tool. Compared with mBlock PC, mBlock Web is born with some strengths:No software installation required, for instance. You can program directly in a Web browser. This means that all you need is a computer if you are to use mBlock Web.