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Women Hacking Glass! Get your hands on Google Glass or share latest glass hack!

  • May 14, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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Are you interested in learning how to make apps for Google Glass? Don't have the access to the hardware?

Come out and meet with other Glass Hacking gals to experiment with Android Studio, creating simple Glassware, using the Mirror API, and trying out your hacks.

This month we're going to focus on getting everyone's GDK development environment set up. After that we'll discuss what Android topics you need to know to be productive on Glass.

This event focused on helping nurture the female hacker community. Show your support!

For those of you who are already a little familiar with developing, you can get a head start here with John's awesome screencasts re: installing the GDK : 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5BAPbVjZWA&list=PLjGyKRwbBl0tRnTBSqFv4c5nlVfdXHRht&index=2

http://www.recursiverobot.com/

I also encourage those not familiar with IDE's to try it out. 

There are, and will be, plenty of opportunities for mixed gender hacking/tech sessions/meetups of all kinds but for this particular once-a-month event has a focus on women's experiences, ideas, learning, questions, and supporting each others' projects and development with Glass. This group, and these monthly events, are a launching point for great things and women who attend get to be the center of attention. We kindly encourage male allies to support this space and if interested in hacking on Glass with the many women involved in this community, organize other gatherings between WHG occurrences.




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  • Beki T.

    I hope you will repeat this in Silicon Valley!

    2 · May 16, 2014

    • Liza G.

      We usually alternate between San Francisco and Mountain View but make it a point to have a monthly Women Hacking Glass meetup.

      1 · May 16, 2014

  • E John F.

    I made a demo sample project that we can use to build off of: https://github.com/emil10001/LowFreqLiveCard

    It features a low frequency live card, and no documentation (yet)! This is the base for for my new Heart Rate Monitor Glassware, though this demo displays random data. It's also gradle only (sorry Eclipse users =/ ).

    3 · May 14, 2014

    • E John F.

      FYI - I updated the gradle version to use a custom voice command.

      May 15, 2014

    • Liza G.

      Awesome! Thanks John!

      May 15, 2014

  • Lesley B.

    Thank you to everyone who came out, and to everyone who worked to make this event possible!

    3 · May 15, 2014

  • Marie Antoinette L.

    We are aware of traffic situation. We're going to move start time to 730 to give you more time.

    May 14, 2014

  • Adriana V.

    Hi Glass Explorers!
    I will not be able to come, but I wanted to show you an app I builded for Glass, find it.
    find it saves the location of your things, so that you don't lose them anymore.
    You can download the beta here! http://getfind.it
    Do not hesitate to send me your feedback :)

    2 · May 14, 2014

  • Liza G.

    Just a reminder for all you newcomers that may not have development environments already set up.
    Please make sure you have:
    Prerequisites
    MacOS, Windows 7 or Linux laptop
    Java 1.6
    Any IDE or text editor
    If you want to use android studio here is the links for the latest version.
    http://tools.android.com/download/studio/canary/latest
    You will also need to have the Android SDK installed:
    http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html?hl=sk

    It is advised to have these components installed before you show up. However if you are unable to get it done there will be help available for those that need it.

    1 · May 14, 2014

  • Marie Antoinette L.

    NEW LOCATION! Apportable Inc
    657 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA We have changed to a bigger and better suited venue for us! Thank You, Apportable!

    2 · May 12, 2014

  • Marie Antoinette L.

    For those of you who are already a little familiar with developing, you can get a head start here with John's awesome screencasts re: installing the GDK : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5BAPbVjZWA&list=PLjGyKRwbBl0tRnTBSqFv4c5nlVfdXHRht&index=2 http://www.recursiverobot.com/ I also encourage those not familiar with IDE's to try it out. Please let us know how it goes.

    1 · April 28, 2014

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