Sat. April 23, 2022 – The Challenge & Pi OS 64 bit

Jim will cover his pencil challenge.

Gordo will give an overview of 64bit Pi OS, and the cool features of the flash utility.

Gordo’s notes: https://gist.github.com/va7sdf/39a6c01d38eb1131532398fe69833862

QCollege has welcomed us back to meet in-person.We thank them for their support
Suite 303 771 Vernon Ave · Victoria, BC

9:30-10a Cocktails & Conversation (virtual)
10a Presentation

https://meet.vinnythegeek.ca/vicpimakers

We will be holding a Hybrid meeting (in-person & Jitsi).

Sat. Nov. 14, 2020 – Overview of IDEs

9:30-10a Cocktails & Conversation
10a Presentation

Overview of IDEs for programming your embedded devices.

Be sure to BRING a LAPTOP, as these are hands-on sessions.

QCollege has graciously offered to use their campus for our fall meetings. This will be a hybrid meeting (in-person & on Jitsi). Seating is limited, please indicate if you intend to attend in person post to this event on meetup.

QCollege
Suite 303 771 Vernon Ave · Victoria, BC

Jitsi
https://meet.vinnythegeek.ca/vicpimakers

George’s slides

Lynn’s slides

Sat. Oct. 24, 2020 Intro to Scratch (language)

9:30-10a Cocktails & Conversation
10a Presentation

Introduction to Scratch. Scratch is a block-based visual programming language.

See Eileen’s presentation .pdf here.

And Jim will introduce Programming Challenge 2. Download the challenge here.

Be sure to HAVE a LAPTOP, as these are hands on sessions.

QCollege has graciously offered to use their campus for our fall meetings. This will be a hybrid meeting (in-person & on Jitsi). Seating is limited, please indicate if you intend to attend in person (post to the event on meetup here).

QCollege
Suite 303 771 Vernon Ave · Victoria, BC

Jitsi
https://meet.vinnythegeek.ca/vicpimakers

Sat. Oct. 10, 2020 – Computer Language Series

9:30-10a Cocktails & Conversation
10a Presentation

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Learn the basics of Computer Languages: c, PHP, Python, Bash

All four languages will be covered, where it will be apparent the similarities and differences of each.

Be sure to BRING a LAPTOP, as these are hands on sessions.

This session: Libraries

QCollege has graciously offered to use their campus for our fall meetings. This will be a hybrid meeting (in-person & on Jitsi). Seating is limited, please indicate if you intend to attend in person (post to this event).

QCollege
Suite 303 771 Vernon Ave · Victoria, BC

Jitsi
https://meet.vinnythegeek.ca/vicpimakers

Sat. June 27, 2020 – ADSB Multiple Feeds

Details

9:30-10a Cocktails & Conversation
10a Presentation

Virtual Meeting: https://meet.vinnythegeek.ca/vicpimakers

Interested in feeding your data to more than just Flightradar24 or Flight Aware? Unsure which feeder to install first? Confused by which dump1090 fork to install?

This presentation will demonstrate installing one feeder on your Raspberry Pi and then discuss the quirks to setting up the additional feeders (ADS-B Exchange, AirNav RadarBox, OpenSky Network, and Plane Finder) so that they all play nice together.

ADS-B Exchange: https://www.adsbexchange.com/
AirNav RadarBox: https://www.radarbox24.com/
Flight Aware: https://flightaware.com/
Flightradar24: https://www.flightradar24.com/
OpenSky Network: https://opensky-network.org/
Plane Finder: https://planefinder.net/

Here is the video of our virtual meeting: