Scratch 1.4 Messaging on Windows Computers for Schools

My ScratchGPIO for the Raspberry Pi can send messages between 2 computers so I’ve made a version that runs on Windows so that two windows PCs running Scratch 1.4 can send messages between themselves or to from a Pi

Its all alpha level at moment but if anyone fancies playing with it here is some rough instructions

On 1st PC

Install Python 2.7

Download these 2 files and save them in a folder

Run the program

Open up Scratch 1.4 and enable Remote Sensor Connections (or just open this file)

If you don’t know the IP of the computer – broadcast getip and then look at ipaddr sensor to find out what it is

On the 2nd PC – do exactly the same

then make up 2 blocks

When I recieve hello

say Hello for 2 secs

Then on 1st PC broadcast linka.b.c.d  where a.b.c.d is the ip address of the other computer

then you can broadcast send hello

and the 2nd PC should say hello


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