How to use Mixly software

1. Download Mixly:

Here we provide Mixly0.998_MAC(7.8)and Mixly0.998_WIN(7.9)software packages for your reference.

You can download from the link below:

https://kd.kidsbits.cc/Mixly/

We take Mixly0.998_WIN(7.9)as example, downloaded the Mixly software package, you should get it as below:

Unzip the package, you can see the Mixly application icon.

Double click the Mixly.exe icon to open the software; you should get the pop-up interface shown below.

Interface Description:
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You could tap “简体中文”to switch into “English”or “Spanish” mode, as shown below:

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  1. Installing Driver

The driver of serial COM port of control board is compatible with the driver of Arduino IDE.

If the driver of serial COM port was installed in your PC , you wouldn’t need to install driver any more. Otherwise, you have to install driver, please download driver in the following link:

https://wiki.kidsbits.cc/driver/

  1. Try Your First Mixly Project—Saying Hello World!

Next, we take UNO R3 control board as example:

Connection Guide:

Connect control board to computer via USB cable

Open program code

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We supply Mixly file for you, you could open it directly.

Click ”open” to check the first program“Hello World”, please refer to the following steps:

Moreover, you could double click or drag the program into code edit area to open “Hello World!”, and you will see test code, then select the language you need.

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Click “Compile”, if upload successfully, the test code is without problem.

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Connect control board to computer via USB cable, choose board type and COM port(if you’re not sure COM port, you could right-click “Computer” —>click“Properties”—> click the “Device manager”, under “Other Devices”or ports(COM and LPT”, you will see icon, that is, right COM port). Upload test code on your control board.

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Upload successfully!

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Displaying Hello World!

Finally, upload test code, open serial monitor to set baud rate to 9600, you will see “Hello World!” on serial monitor.

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Check Arduino code:

You could click to check Arduino code at right side.

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You could write program code as well.

Go to “Control” to drag the corresponding block

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Next, enter ”Serialport” to move “serial baud rate 9600”block into setup block.

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And select “serial println” block and place it below “serial baud rate 9600” block

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And we will add a text to be printed, click “ Text”and drag the text block into serial println” block, then set to characters you want.

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Finish test code, you could save as Mixly file, or directly upload to control board, open serial monitor to check test result

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If you need to delete the code of edit area, you could move block to blocks selection area, or move into trash box.

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