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DAT Media Creator Meetup (S)


with Jane Tobias

Calendar Feb 25, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Join the Media Creator team for the opportunity to exercise your creativity! Earn volunteer hours while working to build the NEST community through small creative projects in graphic design and animation. This is a creative space, for creative thinkers, who have some creative solutions.

Field Trip: Backpacking Trip


with Monica V

Calendar Apr 5, 2019 , runs for 1 week

Interested in camping for the weekend? Join us on a fun hike to a beautiful camping site.  We will learn how to work together to meet our goals and feel comfortable and safe out in the Wilderness.

Field Trip: Github/Linux


with Monica Gutierrez

Calendar May 11, 2019 at 11 am

Github is one a must-have tool for developers. It allows other people to work with you on the same project and it has a useful history log so you can go back to a previous version of your code if you mess up the code you’re working on. It’s like a Google Doc for coders, and more than that, it’s a place where you can show off your work, like a portfolio. Learn how to use it and stand out to employers.

The prerequisite is WIT 1: Exploring Web & Information Tech.

WIT 1: Exploring Web & Information Tech (S)


with Franco Sanchez

Calendar Feb 19, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Create a side-scrolling platform game that is challenging for your friends to play and a web page that displays the high scores- all in one workshop! This workshop explores the fields within our web and information technology career focus area (game development, web development, data, and IT) and how they all relate to each other. You will learn the fundamentals of programming through Python and the fundamentals of creating a web page with HTML, CSS and Javascript.

WIT 3: Network Programming (S)
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WIT 3: Network Programming (S)


with Franco Sanchez

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Make online gameplay possible by writing code that tells the computer and the server how to send and receive information. We will learn Network Programming and explore P2P and server/client frameworks to make this happen.

WIT 3: Test Your Code (S)


with Franco Sanchez

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 4:40 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Before you put your website or program out for Beta testing with real users, you can test your code with programs that recreate user behaviors. In these workshops, you will use online testing tools like to learn black box unit testing and use python and selenium to automate web testing.

WIT: Everyday Tech (S)


with Franco Sanchez

Calendar May 14, 2019 at 4:15 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Understand the general purpose of commonly used software, such as Microsoft Excel and Google Calendar, and make them more useful for members. This will be done by having a project in mind and using a specific software to complete that project. Shortcut keys, file conversion, and productivity are examples that will be taught in this course.

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