HackerScape Malaysia 2014
The first event to launch of Malaysia's first Tech Laboratory - HackerScape!
1 month FREE access to the space worth RM500 upon purchase of any ticket! Grab it fast!
No prior programming knowledge is needed for this course!
Macbooks and Linux laptops are perfectly fine to bring.
What is HackerScape?
HackerScape aims to put Malaysia's best hackers and engineers on the world map. We want to nurture, grow and foster a community of the best talents in Malaysia to come together and build awesome things. Non-technical people are welcome to come learn and give back to the community in whatever way possible.
We will be equipped with all the latest toys:
Raspberry Pi B+ (Check out what it is! http://www.raspberrypi.org/)
3D Printers (http://3dprinting.com/what-is-3d-printing/)
(What are you waiting for?)
Our First Workshop - Raspberry Pi
Did you know that a Raspberry Pi can play Full HD video from a USB drive when connected to a TV/Monitor? A Raspberry Pi can do so much more and can be used to interact with the physical world.
In this workshop, you will learn how to:
set up a Raspberry Pi,
work with the Pi to read light and temperature of your surroundings,
and explore how the Raspberry Pi can be used for home automation.
This workshop is ideal for beginners, tinkerers, makers, educators or anyone interested in experimenting with the Raspberry Pi.
Part 1: Introduction
- What the Raspberry Pi is
- What will be covered in the workshop
- Learning outcomes
Part 2: Connecting to the Raspberry Pi
- Basic networking concepts
- Configuration used for connecting the Raspberry Pis to the network
Part 3: Basic Python
Introduction to some basic commands
Introduction to Python
Creating a simple Python program and running it
Part 4: Introduction to GPIO and building circuits
Introduction to GPIO
Introduction to the breadboard
Build a simple circuit to control an LED with a switch
- Learn basic concepts about what a circuit is
- Get familiar with the power supply pins of the GPIO
Part 5: Controlling an LED with GPIO
Build a circuit to control an LED with the Raspberry Pi
Write code to turn LED on/off
Write code to control LED with patterns
Part 6: Reading input with GPIO
Build a circuit to read input from a swtich
Write code to control LED using based on switch state
Part 7: Reading light
Build a circuit to read light
Intro to LDRs and capacitors
Write code to read light
Part 8: Reading temperature
Build a circuit to read temperature
Write code to read temperature
Part 9: Controlling a stepper motor
Some theory on stepper motors
Build a circuit to control a stepper motor
Write code to control a stepper motor
Part 10: Automation
Simulation of a motor controlling blinds on a window based on amount of light
Write code to control stepper motor based on light level reading
Part 11: Remote monitoring and control
Set up a web site on the Raspberry Pi
Write code to display current temperature and light
Write code to control stepper motor
A laptop and your enthusiasm.
You will be provided with a Raspberry Pi to play with!
(You can bring it home by buying it from us)
Matthew is a software developer at Tinkerbox Studios based in Singapore. In his spare time, he loves exploring the boundaries between software and hardware with Arduinos / Raspberry Pis / anything he can get his hands on, to find simple solutions to everyday problems.
[ Sat ] - [ Sun ]
9:30 AM - 4:30 AM MYT
Early Bird Tickets! 100.00 MYR Standard Ticket! 120.00 MYR Early Bird Ticket with a
Raspberry Pi B+!
220.00 MYR Standard Ticket with a Pi B+ 240.00 MYR
- Venue Address
- VLT Hackerscape, L1-48, First Floor, SStwo Mall, 40 Jalan SS2/72, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia Malaysia
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