On Wednesday, 28 March 2012, we are inviting students, artists, designers and anyone interested to learn the basics of Arduino, simple electronics and building interactive project to join us for an introduction to Arduino lead by Trevor Hogan.

Photo by the Arduino Team

Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It is intended for artists, designers,
hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. (www.arduino.cc ) Arduino makes it easy to learn how to read sensors, control electronic devices, and communicate between various hardware and your computer.

- Laptop (Mac OS X, Windows or Linux) with a USB port
- Software installed (Optional):
- Arduino IDE (http://Arduino.cc/en/Main/Software)
- Processing (http://processing.org/download/)

Good to bring (optional):
- Some experience with a programming language.
If you know what if statements and loops are, you’ll be in great shape.
- Some basic knowledge of electric circuits
- Wire cutters / strippers

The workshop will start at 7pm and will run until 9pm. Participation is free, but registration is compulsory. In order to secure a place, please leave a comment here or join our Facebook event.

This is how you’ll find us:   View Larger Map

If the red door on the left is locked, please ring the door buzzer or text 089 4569898 (the miLKlabs phone).
If you have any question, please leave a comment here or drop an email to limerick-hackerspace@googlegroups.com.

The event is part of the Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival.

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