☑ Have Chrome installed (if you don't already)

You’ll need to install Google Chrome to use Blockly for CoDrone Mini.If you have already installed Chrome browser, you can skip to the next step.

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☑ Turn on the "Experimental Web Platform features" flag

Follow the animation below to turn on the “Experimental Web Platform features” in Google Chrome's flags page.This lets Blockly talk to the drone's remote controller when it's plugged in to your computer's USB port. Copy and paste the following URL into your Chrome browser address bar to get to the Chrome flags page:

chrome://flags

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☑ Make sure Blockly can pair with your CoDrone Mini

Watch the following video on how to connect your CoDrone Mini to your computerand pair with the Blockly for CoDrone Mini.

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If in the last step the pop-up list is empty, your computer might need the driver in order for Blockly to talk to your CoDrone Mini remote. You can download the driver here:

☑ Make sure you can take off and land in Blockly

Use the blocks in Blocky to take off and land, just to make sure everything's working properly.

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☑ Mark the micro USB cable that came in the box with tape

Mark the USB cable that came in the package with a tape. This is because some USB cables only provide power, but don’t transfer data, so you’ll want to distinguish it from others.

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Let us know you're all done!

Just fill in this form to let us know that you're done, and if you had any problems. Also, make sure to charge your batteries before your first day of class!

Scheduled first day class:

See you in class!

Check out some additional resources below, and reach out to us on the forum if you have any technical questions. Make sure to have your parents create an account under their e-mail. Also, you can check out the functions guide, which we'll be going back to regularly during class.

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