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[Workshop] Introduction to Mobile App Development with Android

Ever wanted to translate your idea into an app but don’t know where to start? In our recent workshop,  our instructor Laura Brandon brought 10 ladies  through their first steps in learning about Android App Development. Android is a Linux-based, open source mobile operating system developed by Google. Applications developed on Android are written in the Java programming language, and due to the open nature,  anyone can develop Android apps! Our workshop was led by Laura Brandon. Laura is a software engineer from NEC and an avid innovator. Currently Singapore-based, she began her career in New Zealand and is pursuing her dream of working abroad. We began with a round of introductions, talking about the motivations behind learning about Android. Laura has created several Android applications including a human-to-dog matching app for Fox Network’s star dog trainer, Cesar Millan and also augmented reality ‘smart glasses’ conducting facial recognition! We cosied together at National Design Centre on Sunday, 14th June and were given a high level introduction to mobile app development. Participants got to start  on the Android Studio platform (a tool for Android …

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[Workshop] Learn Arduino Basics at our Electric Party!

SG Geek Girls and 12 Geeks are teaming up to hold a basics Arduino workshop called ‘Electric Party’! Cost: S$50 for SG Geek Girls (females only), S$80 for Public Addon: – Bring home your Arduino – S$30 Prices are in SGD. REGISTRATION LINK: http://learn.12geeks.com/event/7 Join us for our first workshop of 2015! Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for anyone making interactive projects. In this “workshop” – you will learn the fundamentals of Arduino programming and have fun making your party gadgets with the Arduino, LEDs, sensors, actuators and simple everyday materials. We will also turn off the lights and party. *Basic programming knowledge will be great though not required. Only 5 spaces available. 🙂 Date & Time: Thursday, 23 April 2015. 7pm – 10pm Venue: Hackerspace.SG, 344B King George’s Avenue, Singapore 208576, Singapore Please bring your own laptop installed with the Arduino IDE. Available for download here: http://www.arduino.cc/en/main/software PLEASE REGISTER AT: http://learn.12geeks.com/event/7  

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Rails Girls 2014 – Presented by Singapore Ruby Group & Singapore Geek Girls

Who is this for? Women with basic knowledge of working with a laptop. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. Can men attend? Men are welcomed too, but you need to be accompanied by an interested lady. Also, ladies are given priority. What to bring? Please bring along a working laptop and power. Both Windows and Mac work fine. When? 28 June 2014, 10am to 4pm. Breakfast starts at 930am Where? IDA Labs #03-04 @ National Design Center 111 Middle Road, #03-04, 188969, Singapore Register Please sign up on our Meetup group. I know how to program – How can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches. Email us! For full program details, visit http://railsgirls.com/singapore See you on 28th June at 10am!

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SG Geek Girls HTML/CSS Refresher Study Group

Thanks for supporting the SG Geek Girls community all this while by volunteering and participating in our events! This month in March 2014, we’ve started a SG Geek Girls HTML/CSS Refresher Study Group! We initially opened the sessions to previous participants of our previous 2 HTML/CSS Courses, but we’ve decided to open the learning to all of you! Join us for our sessions of community learning and revision of HTML/CSS! 🙂   WHO’S THE STUDY GROUP FOR? Previous participants of our 2 HTML/CSS sessions.. and all of you fellow females who just wants to revise the basics of HTML/CSS. It is a refresher study group!   WHEN? Week 1 Wednesday, 12th March 2014, 7:30pm to 9:30pm Saturday, 15th March 2014, 2pm to 5pm   Week 2 Wednesday, 19th March 2014, 7:30pm to 9:30pm –> We will be starting on the ‘Necessity of Divs’ Saturday, 22nd March 2014, 2pm to 5pm Week 3 Wednesday, 26th March 2014, 7:30pm to 9:30pm Saturday,29th March 2014, 2pm to 5pm Week 4 Wednesday,2nd April 2014, 7:30pm to 9:30pm Saturday, 5th …

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Geek Squad Drills – Design for Mobile

Geek Squad Drills: Designing for Mobile is an introductory course that will equip you with an understanding of an flat app design. + The fundamentals of designing for mobile + Workflow specific for working with mobile design + Non-destructive editing + How to create a page from wireframe to mockup + Getting glyph icons right + Slicing assets for mobile developers + Tips and tricks to speed up your workflow. + Working on iOS templates, as well as tips for Android. + What resources are available if you’d like to continue self-learning (and we think you will!)   Is this workshop for you? This workshop is for developers, designers and entrepreneurs who want to design a successful app. To be able to benefit the most from this class, you need to have a copy of Adobe Photoshop CS6 (and above) and a basic knowledge of this program. Without basic understanding of it, this class might move too quickly for you. Is this workshop for you?     REGISTER NOW!   What you will need to …

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Slides and Exercises from Geek Squad Drills – HTML & CSS

It’s been a while, but here are our long overdue slides from the last Geek Squad Drills – HTML & CSS! If you didn’t manage to attend our last session, you can check out our slides, feel free to try the exercises and share them with others! You can also read about Farah’s experience with the workshop 🙂 We’re currently looking for more volunteers, for our leading our Geek Squad Drills development workshops and also for our networking events! If you’re interested, please sign up at http://bit.ly/18XALkY

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Geek Squad Drills: HTML & CSS (2nd edn)

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Resources and recap from the first SG Geek Girls HTML/CSS study group

    .. and just like that, we’ve come to the end of our second workshop, this time on HTML and CSS! Thank you to all the amazing coaches and ladies who participated. We are truly impressed by the hard work and effort. 🙂 For the benefit of those who are keen to learn as well, here’s a quick recap of what we’ve covered and where to go next!   The Plan – we chose to follow with an online syllabus and try a study group model this time around, mainly because we know that web design resources are all out there for you to find, but you just need to have to know what and where to search. It’s also more flexible because we all learn at different speeds and easier to follow for those who get bored of w3c schools.. Thank you Nicole for introducing this video course to us, this is the link to the syllabus that we followed – http://learncss.tutsplus.com/. The idea is to watch 30 videos in 30 days, each …

Geek Squad Drills: HTML & CSS

  Always wanted to dabble in some web design but never really got started? Wanna build a basic working website with a bunch of fun and like-minded girls? Join us as Singapore Geek Girls brings you our new study group, Geek Squad Drills: Introduction to HTML & CSS! With just 10 minutes a day, you will have a working and running website by the end of 4 Saturdays! So how does this study group work? You watch the online videos at your own convenience and try the exercises, whenever and wherever you are comfortable and ready to learn. We will meet every Saturday where there will be awesome coaches around to give tips, to troubleshoot and answer your queries! Saturdays are also the time when we show each other what we’ve done so far! If you are an enthusiastic soul and eager to learn, sign up below! (We only have limited spaces available, so please be considerate! If you sign up and are unable to attend the meetings, please email us at hello@sggeekgirls.com so we …