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Gadgeteer: Bringing Code to Life

  • Sep 17, 2013 · 6:00 PM

Have you ever wished the object oriented code you write could come alive?  I mean really come alive and join you in the physical world?  Well, it can and I'll show you how to take what you know as a programmer and build actual physical beings using the Gadgeteer prototyping platform that interact with their environment.  No soldering irons required!

Speaker Bio:(Ian Lee)I've been writing code long enough that simply moving pixels & bits is no longer enough.  So, these days I spend my nights bringing code to life using physical devices.  I'm a Maker with a passion for microcontrollers and electronics and as the founder & president of NashMicro, I try to bring like-minded folks together once a month.  My days are spent as a software engineer at Mercury Intermedia where I get the pleasure of helping build awesome, award winning mobile apps.  I'm also a contributing blogger for MAKE magazine and I document my personal projects on my blog.  You can follow me on Twitter as @ianlee74 and for up to the minute news on Gadgeteer follow my @gadgeteeri tweets.

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  • Ian L.

    Everyone, thanks for coming out! In case you didn't jot it down last night, the link for more info and the 10% coupon is located at:

    Also, remember that NashMicro meets the 1st Tues of every month. Check us out at:

    September 18, 2013

  • Chris G.

    Enjoyed it! Thank you Ian, Matt, Scott, Andy & Boaz!

    September 18, 2013

  • Ben

    Thanks for the demonstration! Definitely going to go check out the exhibits this weekend at the science center! Do you have the website for the parts you were talking about? Also, do you have any good web resources for guidance?

    thanks again!

    September 18, 2013

  • Ashley

    Very interesting, looking forward to learning more!

    1 · September 17, 2013

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    Entrepreneur. Design and manufacturing. We make helpful natural fitness products. Desire to inspire people to use their intuition, common sense and natural laws of physics to become naturally fit.

    September 16, 2013

  • paul

    I have night class every Tuesday, but this meetup looks extra fly! Will it be recorded somewhere? What object-oriented language will you be in?

    September 12, 2013

    • Ian L.

      The demos will be in C#. I'll try to have it recorded if ID isn't planning to already.

      1 · September 12, 2013

    • paul

      Excellent. Thanks Ian

      September 13, 2013

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