Amazing Free Learning Abounds in August
Unless otherwise indicated, all classes require pre-registration. You can do so by stopping by or calling the Free Geek Volunteer Desk at 503-232-9350. Classes are free and open to the public; you do not need to be a volunteer to attend.
Featured classes & workshops this month:
Intro to the Internet of Things
Thursday 8/22 12:30-2:30
Expanding the Internet to include physical devices, or the Internet of Things, is set to be one of the most important developments since the beginning of the Information Age. In this 2-hour workshop, through discussion and hands-on activities, learn about the Internet of Things and explore its applications and implications.
Intro to Android App Development
Thursday 8/15 1:30-3:00
Tuesday 8/20 6:00-7:30 (no signup required)
Smart phones and tablets are portable and powerful computers inside. Android is the premier open source operating system behind a growing number of these devices. Come learn what it takes to create software to run on Android devices. This class will present basic information about Android and provide the resources that will get you started creating your own apps. Prior programming knowledge, including participation in our Intro to Programming Concepts class, is highly recommended.
A beginning course on the C++ programming language
1-5pm, most Sundays, September 15 to December 15
RSVP: education (at) fatcatstudios (dot) net
Contact John Wilkes at education (at) fatcatstudios (dot) net for more information and to RSVP. Class size is limited. Attendance, signups and requests for information are not handled by Free Geek.
Sponsored by Portland Games for Change, The Portland Indie Game Squad and Free Geek