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WIT (S): Opentrons API Design Workshop

Free

with Franco Sanchez

Calendar Dec 16, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to design and program APIs by working on a robot from Opentrons, a robot used for biotechnology automation.

Additional Information:

  • WIT 2 or experience with programming in Python, Java, C++ or any other Object Oriented Language.
  • This includes knowledge of: classes, modules, and data structures and algorithms
  • Understanding of APIs and internet protocols is recommended but not required

WIT CMG: Tech Squad (S)

Free

with Franco Sanchez

Calendar Jan 13, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 20 weeks

Tech Squad is dedicated to advancing Digital NEST’s mission of providing access to technology for all. Members in Tech Squad learn essential project management and technical skills to help meet all of our members and staff needs around technology. The goal of Tech Squad is to get members prepared to take on entry-level technical support jobs.

 

Additional Information:

  • You need to apply to be in Tech Squad!

WIT: Introduction to Python I - Create a Game (S)

Free

with Franco Sanchez

Calendar Jan 14, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Dev 1 is an introduction to the world of programming, and lays the foundation to careers in web and software development. In this course we will cover the basics of python, which include: variables, for-loops, while loops, functions, classes and more. We will then use those skills to build a game from scratch using the Pygame module, and visualize gameplay statistics using the Pandas module. We will also be learning other software programs such as: Microsoft Visual Studio, Thonny, Atom and GitHub.

DAT: Photography Meetup (S)

Free
Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

If you’re stuck in “auto mode” on your camera because “manual mode” seems too intimidating, the photography meetup is here for you!  Learn the basics of exposure and how to use the settings on your camera. Join us in this creative space to get the support and training you need to be a great photographer! 

Additional Information: Open to all members, recommended for new members.  Members will learn to use: 

  • T6i Camera
  • Photo Composition
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Photoshop

WIT : Everyday Tech (S)

Free

with Franco Sanchez

Calendar Apr 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 1 week

A one day meetup designed to introduce you to the massive world of technology in the business world. We will break down the terminology and career pathways in the tech industry through interactive info sessions and career building activities.

 

WIT : UX/UI Design II - Website Style + Functionality

Free

with Franco Sanchez

Calendar Apr 13, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn Illustrator to design a website that is hypnotic, purposeful and works across different screen sizes. Work with a sample project, content and get feedback along the way to create a stunning website that will set you apart. Bring your website to professional level by using Adobe XD to prototype your website before the coding begins. Gain web design knowledge that will give you the competitive edge as a web developer for bizzNEST or a web programming career.

 

Additional Information:

  • Encouraged prerequisite: Web Design for Beginners
  • The pace will vary from member to member
  • Work with Adobe Illustrator for wireframing and Adobe XD for prototyping
  • Project and media content will be provided by the NEST
  • The next class in the series is Wordpress Development to get into bizzNEST.




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