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Is there a library which makes it possible to write LEGO Mindstorms programs for RCX 2.0 in Java or C++? With the LEGO software it takes so much time to write good programs.

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I was looking into this just recently. There are libraries and also it seems there are other firmwares offering alternative operating systems you can embed on the Mindstorm.

For C++ you could try:

  • nxtOSEK is an alternative OS offering a C++ api
  • BrickOS is an alternative OS with a C/C++ development environment
  • NXT++ is a C++ lib for controlling the original Mindstorm with a C++ API (through BlueTooth or USB)

For java solutions might be:

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