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I started a shinkwrap software company ("Micro ISV") in 1995. It's been my full-time job for over 13 years now.

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@Ambo100 - The Move block has a setting (with no actual value, just a slider range) for how sharply you want to turn, but you then tell it how far to move through that turn in WHEEL rotations. So you can't just say "turn 90 degrees to the right". If you think about it, that makes sense b/c the "brain" doesn't know how wide the axle is, so it doesn't know how many rotations of a single wheel to make in order to make a 90d right turn.
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