Category Archives: Programming

This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

Autumn starts this week!  (Robotics started last week – some of the teams are full.  Get in touch, asap, if you’re interested!) Wednesday: Fiber Fans from 7 to 9 pm.  (Third Wednesday of the month and it is Pub Quiz Night!  We’ll meet at the New Deal Cafe.) Tech Thursdays:  Coder Dojo (kids) from 5 to 6:30 pm, Connected Gadgets from 7 to 8:30 pm, and Coder Dojo (adults) from 8:30 to 10 pm. Friday: (Fourth Friday of the month!) Fermentation Fans from 7 to 9 pm Saturday:  Adult Robotics from 10 am to noon and FLL Robotics from 1… (Read More)

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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

School has started and so has Robotics Season!!! We are taking team sign-ups now.  (There are a few spots left!) There’s a team on Monday (5 to 6:30 pm), Tuesday (5:30 to 7 pm), and Saturday (1 to 2:30 pm). Wednesday: Fiber Fans from 6 to 9 pm Tech Thursdays:  Coder Dojo (kids) from 5 to 6:30 pm, Connected Gadgets from 7 to 8:30 pm, and Coder Dojo (adults) from 8:30 to 10 pm. Friday: Minecraft Game Night from 6 to 9 pm Saturday:  Adult Robotics from 10 am to noon and FLL Robotics from 1 to 2:30 pm Sunday: … (Read More)

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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

School is starting and so is Robotics Season!!! We are taking team sign-ups now.  There’s a team on Monday (5 to 6:30 pm), Tuesday (5:30 to 7 pm), and Saturday (1 to 2:30 pm). Tuesday:  Knights and Castles Chess Club from 7 – 9 pm Wednesday: Fiber Fans from 6 to 9 pm Tech Thursdays:  Coder Dojo (kids) from 5 to 6:30 pm, Connected Gadgets from 7 to 8:30 pm, and Coder Dojo (adults) from 8:30 to 10 pm. Friday: Little Makers from 5 to 6:30 pm Saturday:  Adult Robotics from 10 am to noon and FLL Robotics from 1… (Read More)

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This Week @ Greenbelt MakerSpace!

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Summer is almost over and we’re getting ready for the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival. And School.  And Robotics Season! We are taking team sign-ups beginning Friday, September 1st.  (And I’ll put a page up in a few minutes.) Last CHANCE:  Monday – Friday 9 am – 3:30 pm, The. Last. Minecraft. Camp. (of 2017)  There’s a few spots left (we had some cancellations!)  Spend your last days before school playing games with friends (and we’ll sneak in some cool programming tricks!)  More Info here Tuesday:  Knights and Castles Chess Club 7 – 9 pm Wednesday: Fiber Fans 6 – 9 pm… (Read More)

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Tuesday CoderDojo for Teens and Adults

Starting next week, Aug 2, a few of us will be meeting up to begin relearning Java. We welcome others to join us from 8-9pm. This could be a good time for teens looking to prepare for or improve upon their AP computer science class. We will be starting with practical exercises in creating mods to Minecraft as we develop the unique features of our Greenbelt community Minecraft server. Future meetups will also cover programming in JavaScript, Python and C++. While Java is the code base for the legacy Minecraft client and server, the platform for xbox, tablets, Windows 10, and… (Read More)

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CoderDojo Level Up

It is time for our Ninja to advance to the next level on their path to become future software engineers. The experience they have had with various Hour of Code activities has prepared them to work in MIT Scratch, a visual object oriented programming system for designing 2D animations, great for story telling, adventures, and games.

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