Articles in the Launceston category

Launceston June Meeting - An introduction to Matplotlib and NumPy

Hi people. For this month’s Launceston meeting, we will be taking a look at using 2D plotting library Matplotlib and array computing package NumPy to process data and create charts and graphs.

Where:
Enterprize
22-24 Patterson St
When:
Saturday 29th June
2:00pm Start

As always, everybody is welcome to come along and join the discussion. Hope to see you there!

Launceston May Meeting - An introduction to making games with Godot 3

Hi people. Apologies for the super late announcement! For this month’s Launceston meeting, Cheese will be talking about the Godot game engine and his recent experiences with making the upcoming management sim/base building game Hive Time with it. We’ll be looking at general engine usage, some patterns for input handlers, and workflows for getting 2D and 3D resources into the engine.

Want to make fancy looking games, but don’t know where to get started? Get some tips at this month’s meeting!

Where:
Enterprize
22-24 Patterson St
When:
Saturday 25th May
2:00pm Start

As always, everybody is welcome to come along and join the discussion. Hope to see you there!

Launceston April Meeting - How to build gadgets with a Raspberry Pi and Nerves

Hi people! For this month’s Launceston meeting, Elliott will be discussing and demonstrating how to use Nerves to drive Raspberry Pis for custom hardware projects.

Want to know what Elixir and Nerves are, and why you would want to use them to make robots? Find the answers and a walkthrough of creating fresh project at this month’s meeting!

Where:
Enterprize
22-24 Patterson St
When:
Saturday 27th April
2:00pm Start

As always, everybody is welcome to come along and join the discussion. Hope to see you there!

Launceston Feburary Meeting - Bash Scripting for Everyone

Hi people! For this month’s Launceston meeting, we’ll be taking a look at Bash shell scripting. It doesn’t matter swhether you’re an old hand or a complete noob, there should be something in this talk for everyone. We’ll be starting with simple abstract scripts to demonstrate techniques, and moving up to useful practical examples for everyday use.

Where:
Enterprize
22-24 Patterson St
When:
Saturday 30th March
2:00pm Start

As always, everybody is welcome to come along and join the discussion. Hope to see you there!

Launceston Feburary Meeting - Sculpting in Blender

Hi people! For this month’s Launceston meeting, we’ll be taking a look at the sculpting tools included with the Free/Open Source 3D creation suite Blender. We’ll also be doing a live demonstration, creating a character (or as much of one as we can squeeze into the meeting) from scratch.

Where:
Enterprize
22-24 Patterson St
When:
Saturday 23rd February
2:00pm Start

This meeting’s presentation may be focused toward newcomers, but as always, everybody is welcome to come along and join the discussion. Hope to see you there!

Launceston January meeting postponed

Hi people!

For various reasons, it doesn’t make sense for us to run a meeting on the 26th of January, so we’ll be skipping this month’s meeting.

Apologies for the late notice, and to anybody who was hoping to catch up. Looking forward to seeing everybody next month!

~ Cheese

Launceston Meeting: 29th September - An introduction to QGIS

Hi people! For this month’s Launceston meeting, we will be taking a look at the F/OSS desktop Geographic Information System, QGIS, which supports viewing, editing and analysis of geospatial data. In this talk we will demonstrate how to connect to a variety of different data sources for displaying within a map, as well as adding in new data and editing existing data.

Where:
Enterprize
22-24 Patterson St
When:
Saturday 29th September
2:00pm Start

As always, everybody is welcome to come along and join the discussion. Hope to see you there!

Launceston Meeting: 25th August - Using Git for backup, version control and collaboration

Hi people! For this month’s Launceston meeting, we will be taking a look at the F/OSS version control system, Git, going over version control basics and some handy tips for common tasks. In addition to Git itself, we’ll also be touching on GUI front-ends and repository management suites like GitLab.

Where:
Enterprize
22-24 Patterson St
When:
Saturday 25th August
2:00pm Start

As always, everybody is welcome to come along and join the discussion. Hope to see you there!

Launceston Meeting: 28th July - The Ins and Outs of Inkscape

Hi people! For this month’s Launceston meeting, we will be taking a look at the F/OSS vector illustration program Inkscape, discussing its major features and walking through the steps of creating a piece of vector art.

Where:
Enterprize
22-24 Patterson St
When:
Saturday 28th July
2:00pm Start

As always, everybody is welcome to come along and join the discussion. Hope to see you there!

Launceston Meeting: 30th June - Painting With GIMP 2.10

Hi people! For this month’s Launceston meeting, we will look the 2.10 release of the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP). We’ll also be doing some live painting and image editing to show off GIMP’s new symmetry and non-destructive canvass rotation features.

Where:
Enterprize
22-24 Patterson St
When:
Saturday 30th June
2:00pm Start

As always, everybody is welcome to come along and join the discussion. Hope to see you there!