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May 2012

Public Meetings

May 24, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. , Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-8402 United States

Meetings are always open to the public. We encourage everyone to bring projects and ideas to Workshop 88. If you can’t make it to the meeting but still want to share your ideas, just email info@workshop88.com and we’ll be happy to bring it to the table for you. Hope to see you all there! Feel free to come early to the meetings.  We start the meeting at 7:30pm, when we dive into whatever interesting projects people are working on. But…

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April 2012
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Advanced Arduino class

April 3, 2012
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. , Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-8402 United States

Workshop 88 is offering a continuation of the Arduino classes featuring a concentration on interfacing the arduino with solid state relays, H-bridges and other ways of controlling high voltages sources and motors. If you already have an arduino, you have all the materials you’ll need for this class.  Otherwise, you can order a kit and we’ll have it for you when you come to the class. What you need to bring to the class: a laptop with the arduino environment…

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March 2012
26.62 USD

Printed Circuit Board class!

March 27, 2012
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. , Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-8402 United States

Minty Boost XL by Robert Hunt @flickr Jim is going to be running our Printed Circuit Board class again. Last time this class was offered it was really well received by those in attendance. This class will cover a variety of etching techniques. If you have any small circuits for which a PCB would be appropriate, let Jim Williams know right away. We might be able to add your boards to the class! When: March 27, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Where:…

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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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Learn to Program! For Kids (Session 2)

January 26, 2012
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. , Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-8402 United States

Sure, you know how to play games on a computer, but do you know how to program one? How awesome would it be to actually control what the computer is doing instead of just playing someone else’s game? If you come to Workshop 88′s kid’s programming lessons we help you learn you how. We use a variety of tools like Kids Ruby and MIT Scatch to learn and practice the fundamentals of programming. All interest and ability levels are welcome.…

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October 2011
0.00 USD

Public meetings schedule updated.

October 10, 2011 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. , Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-8402 United States

The public meeting schedule on our events page expired after last night’s meeting.  It should now be up to date.  Also, you can connect with us on meetup, if you prefer. General meetings are always open to the public. We encourage everyone to bring ideas to improve Workshop 88. If you can’t make it to the meeting but still want to share your ideas, just email info@workshop88.com and we’ll be happy to bring it to the table for you. Hope…

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September 2011
0.00 USD

Build a blinkie night at Workshop 88

September 9, 2011 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. , Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-8402 United States

Dale and Dwayne from 2DKits (get it? 2 Ds: Dale and Dwayne…) are bringing their blinkie building kits to Workshop 88 for a night of blinkie building fun! They have 15 different kits that they will be bringing. Many of the kits have several different options to choose from to customize the kit. The folks at MuseCon are sponsoring their 6-LED circle kit for attendees for FREE! All other kits will have a materials charge, but the build night event…

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Introduction to Arduino class (Arduino 101) September 2011

September 8, 2011
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. Rear Building Unit B, Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Workshop 88 is thrilled to be offering an introduction to the Arduino platform at our space 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…

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August 2011
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Introduction to electronics class (August 2011)

August 11, 2011
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. Rear Building Unit B, Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Get started exploring electronics with our Introduction to Electronics class. We’ll cover some of the most basic concepts that you’ll need to understand in order to build, modify and design simple circuits. This class will have a textbook included in the “supplies”.  The textbook will be used in followup electronics classes at Workshop 88.

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July 2011
16.36 USD

Mastering the Linux Command Line (July 2011)

July 20, 2011
Workshop 88,
481 N Main St. Rear Building Unit B, Array, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Linux gives us the power we need to crush those who oppose  us.  Learn how to being to use the hundreds of tiny utilities contained  in *nix systems to create simple solutions that you may think require writing a program, script, or complex system. Forget spending countless hours designing, writing ,and debugging code in the cloud. See the methods taught in this class to begin to understand how to quickly link Linux commands together to create quick solutions to what…

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