Software installation during Gary’s workshop intro

Please install the following free software on your laptop or iPad while Gary begins his workshop.

Mac or Windows

Please download and install the Hummingbird Robotics Kit Birdbrain Robot Server. It acts as an ambassador between the external Hummingbird controller and SNAP! in your browser.

Mac version

If you are running Mac OS 10.9 (Mavericks) or later, disable “App Nap” on the BirdBrain Robot Server the first time you run it. To do so, CTRL-click on the BirdBrain Robot Server application and select Get Info in the resulting menu. In the Info window, check the box for Prevent App Nap:

Windows version

Chromebook version (may not be as stable)


Download and install Tickle for the iPad.

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