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  • Blog Post: UK Schools pilot new Gadgeteer kit for education

    In October 2013, a new .NET Gadgeteer kit (REF) was launched specifically for education. It includes a low memory board and key modules that can be used in schools. The combination of modules and mainboard chosen keeps the cost down whilst allowing for sufficient different projects to give a full exposure...
  • Blog Post: Northumbria .NET Gadgeteer Workshop

    Another two day .NET Gadgeteer workshop took place on the 12th and 13th February, this time at Northumbria University. Attendees included a diverse mix of 3rd year students from 3D, Design for Industry (DFI) and Media Design courses. The result was an entertaining mix of craft, design and technology...
  • Blog Post: NET Gadgeteer Experience Prototyping Workshop for Design Students

    Introduction Two lots of .NET Gadgeteer workshops for Product Design students were held at the Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) on the 21 st , 22 nd, 27 th and 28 th of January. Attendees included 3 rd and 4 th year undergraduate and master’s students with little or no prior experience of programming...
  • Blog Post: Design is fine: Workshop at UDK Berlin.

    The University of Stuttgart Gadgeteer workshop heads to Berlin. “Last week our Gadgeteer tour lead us to Berlin, where Prof. Gesche Jost heads the Design Research Lab at UDK Berlin . 6 designers and creatives came together for the 2-day workshop next to the waterside of the Spree. Interestingly...
  • Blog Post: LVS Ascot School win Second .NET Gadgeteer School Pilot Competition with .NET Gadgeteer Football Game.

    Students win prize for .NET Gadgeteer football game Earlier this year, students and teachers at LVS Ascot participated in the second UK school pilot of .NET Gadgeteer. James Franklin, an ICT and Computing teacher at the school, came across .NET Gadgeteer when it was demonstrated at the Think Computer...
  • Blog Post: More UK students get inventive with .NET Gadgeteer

    A second UK pilots involved 8 secondary schools using .NET Gadgeteer for around 12 weeks, mostly in extra-curricular groups with some using .NET Gadgeteer in the lower high school curriculum. Teachers were recruited to run the clubs and provided with some initial training. The students attending the...
  • Blog Post: How to Build a Flipbook Maker: Part 3

    Happy New Year! The Gadgeteer team is back from the holidays and we'll conclude the Flipbook Maker series this week. In Part 1 and Part 2 we assembled the hardware and built the basic software architecture. This post covers using WPF to create a menuing system for the touchscreen display. This will provide...
  • Blog Post: How to Build a Flipbook Maker: Part 2

    In Part 1 , we assembled the hardware and created the event handlers for the Flipbook Maker. Now let's flesh out the software foundation and create a state machine to manage the Flipbook Maker's behavior. Storing Images First, the Flipbook Maker needs a place to store the images captured by the...
  • Blog Post: How to Build a Flipbook Maker: Part 1

    Build your own stop-motion animation tool using .NET Gadgeteer! The Flipbook Maker combines Gadgeteer's intuitive hardware and software construction with a useful enclosure to create a project that will appeal to your inner cartoonist. The end result looks like this: Read more about this project...
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