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August 2013

Jameco build night

August 22, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Workshop 88,
418 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Workshop 88 will have another Instructables night on Thursday, Aug. 22nd. This is electronics based and we have already received the booty from Jameco for it: http://www.instructables.com/community/August-2013-Build-Night-with-Jameco/ Please note that the Grab Bag of Electronics Components has been renamed as the 1 Pound Bag of Crap (1lbboc). It has some odd things like an ISA bus connector, Extra-Wide SCSI and bunches of other junk. Everyone come out and see what we can do with this!

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August 2012

Workshop 88 at Evanston Mini Maker Faire

August 5, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Evanston Mini Maker Faire,
Maple Ave and University Place, Evanston, IL United States

Come out and meet Workshop 88 at the Evanston Mini Maker Faire!  We’re looking forward to seeing lots of makers in Evanston.

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Workshop 88 at MuseCon!

August 4, 2012
MuseCon 2 at The Westin Chicago Northwest,
400 Park Blvd., Itasca, IL 60143 United States

We are running two workshops at MuseCon 2 this year.  One is a version of our introduction to arduino class. The other class we are running is a build an instrument class. We’re thrilled to be a part of MuseCon again this year!  See you there!

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Hackers-on-a-Train comes to Workshop 88!

August 3, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. , Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-8402 United States

We’re a part of the Hackers-on-a-Train tour this summer! Mitch Altman is going to be stopping by Workshop 88 and running a workshop where you can build an electronics kit to take home and have as your own. We’re really thrilled to have Mitch stop by. He has taught thousands of people to build electronics. Mitch is a founding member of Noisebridge, one of the oldest hackerspaces in the country. Here are some of the kits you can build: TV-B-Gone…

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July 2012
$25.00

Saturday Arduino 101

July 21, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. , Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-8402 United States

You asked for it, and we’re going to deliver it: the Arduino 101 class on a Saturday morning!

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Introduction to Git

July 18, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. Unit B, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Free. Open source. Distributed. Fast. We use these words and phrases to describe Git. Learn why they are apt and how to realize them using Git for your version control needs.  This will be an introductory class with hands on examples so that you can jump in and start using git for your projects right away. Craig Demyanovich is the in-house git expert at 8th Light Inc.  He’s got 15 years of software development experience and has taught introductory and…

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Introduction to Arduino class (Arduino 101) July 2012

July 17, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Workshop 88,
Glen Ellyn, IL United States

Workshop 88 is offering our introduction to the Arduino platform at our makerspace in Glen Ellyn. Class attendees will learn how to configure their arduino programming environment, how to design simple circuits for interfacing with the arduino and how to write simple programs to control the arduino. What is Arduino, you ask? From their home page: Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating…

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June 2012

Basic learn to solder class (June 2012)

June 12, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. , Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-8402 United States

Have you been dabbling in electronics and building all your circuits on breadboards? Maybe it’s time you learn how to solder with Workshop 88! Want to improve your soldering skills? Come to our soldering class and see what you can do to make you soldering better.  We’ve got some new soldering irons that you’ll get to make use of during the class. What you need to bring: Nothing! We’ll have everything for you. What you will leave with: Knowledge of…

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March 2012
26.62 USD

Introduction to Python

March 24, 2012
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St, Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Python is a cross-platform programming language which is a popular choice for novice and advanced programmers. The design of python emphasizes the readability of code, making it easier for beginning programmers to learn. In this class we will look at the basic framework of python programming and explore how to begin to design programs in python. What you should bring to the class: If you want to use your own computer, you should download and install one of the stable…

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January 2012
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Next round of Arduino classes at Workshop 88!

January 25, 2012
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. , Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-8402 United States

Workshop 88 is offering our introduction to the Arduino platform at our makerspace in Glen Ellyn. Class attendees will learn how to configure their arduino programming environment, how to design simple circuits for interfacing with the arduino and how to write simple programs to control the arduino. What is Arduino, you ask? From their home page: Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating…

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