Classes

Saturday, April 2: Arduino Day Celebration- Learn and Make (Intro to C)

By HackPGH, Info | March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

    April 2nd is Arduino Day. HackPittsburgh is celebrating with a presentation and demonstration and paid class. Come learn, see, and make! What is an Arduino you ask?  Its a tiny and cheap portable computer which allows you to do cool stuff and build cool gadgets! Arduino is the most popular gadget used at…

Saturday, March 26:Learn to Solder Class- Make your own Arduino

By HackPGH, Info | March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

This class will teach you to solder or help you practice your skills if they are a little rusty. We will guide you through the process of building an Arduino from a kit. Kits will be provided and in the end you will go home with your brand new DIY Arduino ready to make your…

Friday,February 12:Introductory Programming in Python: Free Course

By HackPGH, Info | February 2, 2016 | 2 Comments

  This is an INTRODUCTORY class for people wanting to start learning how to program computers. It is intended for people who have never programmed anything before; we can’t cram an entire college-level programming class into one evening, but this class should leave you in a good place to keep learning on your own or…

Saturday,January 30:Basic Electronics Class- Make your own Piano

By HackPGH, Info | January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Interested in Electronics? Want to build cool gadgets? Want to make your own Robot and take over the world? Come to HackPittsburgh and learn all about the basics of electronics, and build your own electronic piano! Purchase tickets at Eventbrite. Cost is $30 10am-4pm (Lunch provided at 12pm) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/basic-electronics-class-make-your-own-piano-tickets-20280751273 HackPGH Members get a 10% discount.…

Friday,October 2: Public Talk- Learn how to make your own video game! Talk 1 of 3

By HackPGH, Info | September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

  This is a series of 3 talks on how to design your own video game for the personal computer. This is talk 1 of 3. Talk 1: Game development tools A programmer’s overview of what sorts of game development libraries and tools are out there, what they do, and how to choose ones that…

Saturday, September 19: Public Talk- Let's learn all about Integrated Circuits!

By HackPGH, Info | September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Not all projects need a micro-controller or Arduino to run them. Sometimes, all you need to control a project are a few cheap IC chips. Learn what an IC Chip is, the parts that go into them, the basics of IC chips, and a few basic IC chips that preform essential functions in a…

Saturday, July 25th: Class – Intro to Sensors for Arduino

By HackPGH, Info | July 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Tickets on sale at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sensors-sensors-sensors-tickets-17611789336 Blinking lights, buzzing speakers, and spinning motors are all fine and dandy but if you want you project to see and hear you need SENSORS! HackPittsburgh will be holding an intermediate level class on building circuits and reading various types of sensors with the Arduino. The class will focus on…

Saturday June 13th – Intro to Programming the Arduino: Diyode Codeshield Edition

By HackPGH, Info | June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

          In this introductory-level class, participants will: Setup and configure the Arduino environment on their laptop Write code that: Explores the inputs and outputs offered by the Arduino platform with the Diyode shield Reads a dimmer Controls the color of an RGB LED Sends messages to your laptop for status and…

February 7th – Programming the Arduino: Physical Pixels Class

By HackPGH, Info | January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Have an Arduino and wondering what to do with it? Join us on Saturday February 7th for our Physical Pixels class. It’s the perfect introduction to programming your Arduino if you’ve never tried it before or want to refresh your memory. Space is limited to 10 people, reserve your spot now. In this intro level class,…

Thursday January 22nd: Steel City Infosec Meetup – Audio Surveillance (Including Lab)

By HackPGH, Info | January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Steel City Infosec will be hosting their January Meetup here at HackPGH. It will be an Audio Surveillance talk. The event will consist of a discussion about Audio Surveillance and then a lab where you will build a Laser Microphone. The event is free but if you would like to make a laser microphone the cost is $10. RSVP…