2020-11-26 (Th) IoTHackDay2020 Cloud Ouija

Yesterday I added a function to point to a pseudo-random letter when I send the controller a "{" symbol, so today I used the "}" symbol to prandomly select a number. Another problem I tackled was continuous and unnecessary feedback. Sometimes, but rarely, I may want to see each motor's current position speed, but the rest of the time, it clogs up my serial monitor. Now, when I send "[", the controller will give less detailed feedback but resume verbose feedback if I send "]".

Until now, the board would only move if I issued an explicit command, but I added a demo mode that would periodically move to a prandom letter. The demo mode will have two purposes. The first use will be to scoot around the board to show off the different acceleration techniques in quick order while I explain what is happening, and the second will be to act as a showpiece that infrequently picks a letter without demanding attention. I accomplished this by basing the speed and new letter generation on the current speed limit.
Minimal feedback and prandom demo letters

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