April Main Meeting Thursday 28th

8 04 2016

Meeting as usual is at The Cock Hotel Wellington 7pm start. Pie and Chips as well as two talks!

Picture1Revisiting the First Pi coding talk with further information on talking to peripherals and Sensors. Check out Heather’s page here to see what’s all about beforehand.

960px-ProjectOrionConfigurationIn addition progress on the payload for the balloon will be discussed. Volunteer to operate the Shepherd or SheepDog peripherals in the wild… You’ll be barking mad not to!!





April Mid Month Meetup-Thursday 14th

8 04 2016

github-octodexHeather kindly continues her tour of Linux programming on the Raspberry Pi Platform and this time turns the talk towards version control and collaborative computing, specifically in terms of using Git to help maintain structure to your project how ever complex.

Meeting will be at the Arleston Inn starting at 7pm as usual.. see you there!

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Bletchley Park Trip June 4th

8 04 2016

A trip to Bletchley Park is been organised currently for Saturday June4th.

This is the 2nd time that SLUG has organised a trip down to visit both The Bletchley Park Trust   and also  the National Museum Of Computing both have been impressively updated and improved in the intervening years and well worth the visit. for more information shout up on the SLUG list.

Demonstration of how the Bombe functions Bletchley Park

The Colossus @ the  National Museum Of Computing





Moodle Stems Pie Stampede

8 04 2016

Many thanks to our speaker Ray of How to Moodle for spending time with us  showing just how interesting the world of Moodle is, going through the history of Moodle, what it does and who uses it(Everyone!!). A demonstration of a Moodle course delivery  and also discussion on Forked variants such as TotaraLMS  went down very well.image001





March Main Meeting Thursday 31/03/16

7 03 2016

Ray Lawrence of How To Moodle Ltd has kindly volunteered to give a talk on Moodle,What is it,how to use it and how he uses Linux to deliver it for his customers. This Meeting is at the Cock Hotel Wellington 7pm Thurs 31st. As usual visitors welcome, hope to see you there!image001





Mid March Meeting-Thursday 10/03/16

7 03 2016

The_C_Programming_Language_logo.svgThanks to an excellent Feburary Mid month meeting where  Heather started her series of talks on programing Linux and the Raspberry Pi  the Mid Month Slot at the Arleston Inn is firmly on the calendar. This time we continue the series with more in depth programming as well as accessing peripherals & sensors via I2C bus. Hope to see you there!

 





Mid Jan Test Meeting Review

18 01 2016

Last minute trial of our possible mid-month meeting location The Arleston Inn.It worked out very well with 7 of us braving the cold and snow at short notice, food and drink were excellent . SDR(software Defined Radio) show and tell was the topic of the meeting using a few DVB-T dongles for the demo. A couple of intrepid members bought one to experiment them selves more available at next meeting (28th of Jan) see you there.

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