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Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 11-04-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,245
Posted By djslater107
Alice 3.3 is crashing often

I would recommend, if at all possible that your students upgrade to the latest version release of Alice 3 (3.6.0.1). It is available at this link:

http://www.alice.org/get-alice/alice-3/

All...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 10-17-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By djslater107
re: Exception caught

It does mean that this particular version of your project is corrupt. Typically this happens when you delete an object, a parameter or a variable value that wants to use it someplace else in the...
Forum: How Do I? 10-16-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By djslater107
use of variables

I am going to assume that you are riding this myFirstMethod...

Create two variables in myFirstMethod, by dragging the variable tile at the bottom of the screen to the beginning of myFirstMethod.
...
Forum: How Do I? 10-16-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By djslater107
Scoreboard for Games

Here is a link to a .pdf of a set of Powerpoint slides that describe how to create a scoreboard from an Alice text object (I am assuming you are working in Alice 2 - let me know if you need this...
Forum: Community News and Announcements 10-13-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 819
Posted By djslater107
Update for Alice 3.6

We have just released a updated version of version 3.6 with a patch that fixes the following:

– In the initial 3.6 release the Sims resources were not working on Mac OS 10.14. and earlier anyone...
Forum: How do I...? 10-13-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,997
Posted By djslater107
Use the while mouse is pressed on something event

You have done a good job trying to solve this problem, but as was pointed out, Alice 2 puts events into a Queue and will still fire them in sequence no matter how long you Wait. (Alice 3 addresses...
Forum: How do I...? 10-13-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,997
Posted By djslater107
Use while mouse is clicked on something

You have set this up well, actually, but another response pointed out that Alice 2 puts every event into a queue and will process them one after another no matter how long the wait is. (This is an...
Forum: Suggestion Box 10-06-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,757
Posted By djslater107
re: Let's make .jars

I do not know of an easy way to create .jars for Alice 2 projects as Alice 2 is not strictly Java based environment, but is actually Jython based, a combination of Java and Python.

The Alice.a2w...
Forum: How do I...? 08-03-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,495
Posted By djslater107
Using a Boolean variable to control action

Create a boolean world variable, set it to false, and name it something like isActive.

You probably have a while loop controlling the drive around the track. That loop should be
while...
Forum: Works-In-Progress 07-06-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,389
Posted By djslater107
Bottles of pop

You are setting a bottles variable to the value of 100 - index
But you are not using that variable in the lyrics you are displaying and so, as near as I can tell you will be displaying

"bottles...
Forum: Works-In-Progress 07-04-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,744
Posted By djslater107
Timer in wackamole

Check the resources available at this site:

https://www2.cs.duke.edu/csed/alice09/tutorials.php#helper

I hope this helps.

Don Slater
Alice Project
Forum: Works-In-Progress 07-04-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,617
Posted By djslater107
Randomize Bowling Pins Falling

Use the For All In Order control structure with your array of pins.

Also, you will need a count variable of how many pins fall, and use that count to help determine whether you win or lose
...
Forum: How do I...? 07-02-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,236
Posted By djslater107
Fluid motion

There are optional parameters associated with all Alice methods and parameters that might be helpful... Alice assumes a normal acceleration, cruise, and deceleration cycle for each move or turn the...
Forum: How do I...? 06-26-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,997
Posted By djslater107
Multiple Mouse Click events

I assume that you are referring Alice 3...

In the header for the addMouseClickOnObject Listener event, there is an "add detail" menu. One of the menu items in that menu is "multipleEventPolicy"...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 06-26-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,923
Posted By djslater107
Reinstall Alice

This is the first we have heard of this behavior... As a first step delete Alice from your system, download a clean copy and reinstall... Please let us know if this behavior continues...

Contact...
Forum: How do I...? 06-02-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,794
Posted By djslater107
Scoring system

See the attached slides and then contact me at don@alice.org if you have more questions... You may need to use this link to download the .zip file containing the files:
...
Forum: How Do I? 06-02-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,691
Posted By djslater107
Use the #D Environment

IN the video you watched we take advantage of the fact that the Alice environment is 3D, and that the care may be positioned facing one direction for your Northwest stage, but hen you can turn the...
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 05-10-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,404
Posted By djslater107
If you would like, you could email me directly...

If you would like, you could email me directly with the attached file to

don@alice.org

Don Slater
Alice Project
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 05-10-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,404
Posted By djslater107
re: Cup Game Issue

I am having trouble downloading your project so that I can look at it. If you could .zip up the project file and submit it, I will be happy to look at it...

I am also not quite understanding the...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 11-06-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 16,314
Posted By djslater107
Something as simple as saving your project,...

Something as simple as saving your project, quitting and restarting Alice may resolve the issue.

hardware acceleration may need to be turned on for your machine.

Possibly update the drivers of...
Forum: How do I...? 02-02-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,581
Posted By djslater107
Updating video drivers

Actually, Alice will work with Windows 10, but you will probably need to update your video drivers after updating to Win 10, using the drivers from the manufacturer's of your video card, the more...
Forum: How do I...? 01-26-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,629
Posted By djslater107
Timer

Download the .zip file at this link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/3xxu8kjxo2vli4m/ScoreKeeperDemo.zip?dl=0

This refers to building a Scorekeeper, but a timer is the same general principle, except the...
Forum: How Do I? 08-26-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 48,631
Posted By djslater107
It's official: programming will reach Argentinean schools

There has been a question about a recent posting referring to the website as to whether it was spam… It was not… The Alice project has a strong partnership with the Sadosky Foundation in Argentina,...
Forum: How do I...? 06-09-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,098
Posted By djslater107
To add signature, go to the User CP, select Edit...

To add signature, go to the User CP, select Edit User Details, and then add information to Custom Title...

You may also add a custom picture which will also serve as a signature...
Forum: The Lounge 03-18-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,849
Posted By djslater107
It is now time to take this discussion off-line

This thread is not going anywhere useful for the community...

It is time to take it off-line...

Don Slater
Alice Project
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