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Classes at Hack Pittsburgh

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Upcoming Classes

Past Classes

  • Hardware Hacking with the Arduino
    • May 16, 2016 - Intro to Linux Command Line
    • February 7, 2015 - Introduction to programming an Arduiino
    • November 21, 2009 - Introduction to Arduino 1 and 2 at HackPittsburgh. Matt Stultz and Jon Speicher held a double header of classes. Morning students built an Arduino clone from a kit, afternoon students learned to program them by building a physical pixel.
    • July 25th, 2009 - Introduction to Arduino at Hack Pittsburgh. Students built an own Arduino clone from a kit
    • May 9, 2009 - Arduino Night 2 Jon Speicher hosted an event to program the Arduinos built during the first Arduino Night
    • March 28, 2009 - Arduino Night Matt Stultz hosted an event to build your own Arduino from a kit.
  • Video Editing
    • October 24, 2009 - Video Editing in iMovie '09 at HackPittsburgh. Lori Hepner taught students how to use iMovie '09 using some free video from the Internet Archive
  • Soft Circuits
    • November 14, 2009 - Soft Circuits Matt Mets and Elizabeth Perry hosted an event to learn how to make your clothing light up with LEDs. Soft Circuits
  • Woodworking
    • May 21, 2010 - Intro to Woodworking a two hour crash course in wood, shop safety, and local resources presented by Dean Jackson.

Ideas for Future Classes

  • How to make laser cut / etched parts
    • We could give an intro to Inkscape &/or Corel Draw & then burn them out. This assumes that we have access to a laser machine though.
  • Introduction to Soldering
    • I know a lot of people coming into this are completely on the software side and/or would like a refresher. They could even leave with something they built. (Promotion w/ SparkFun, et al. possible?)
  • Introduction to Welding
    • I know nothing about welding but I'd love to learn --Finsprings 02:35, 4 March 2009 (UTC)
  • Introduction to Using an Oscilloscope
    • I've never used one, but I've always wanted to. It could really be useful for everyone to know how they work.
  • Woodworking: Build your own Tiki Torch
    • Learn basic woodworking skills while building something you can take home and light on fire.