Workshops

Saturday October 12, 2019 | 9 am – 12 pm
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3-D Modeling Come walk through the interface of Blender and learn how to build your own 3D Models from scratch! This workshop goes into depth with the many things that can be done in Object Mode, Edit Mode, and Sculpt Mode. The different modifiers and tools used in these modes will be covered. After learning the basics of 3D Modeling, you will learn how to create your own 3D character using everything you have learned in Blender. Central 13/130
HTML/CSS Learn basic HTML and CSS coding. This workshop is open to all registered BC Hackathon attendees who either have no previous experience creating web pages with HTML/CSS and attendees who would like to refresh their HTML/CSS skills. Central 13/131
BCEx Ideas are vital to adapt to a fast changing world and BCEX / Broward College can help to ensure that your ideas come together and grow. Central 13/106
Saturday October 12, 2019 | 12 – 1 pm
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Information Session (Lunch will be provided) Find out what a hackathon is and what can be done before the hackathon to prepare for success. This workshop is open to all registered BC Hackathon attendees (first-timers and returning attendees) who want to be prepared from the first minute of the BC Hackathon. Central 13/132
Saturday October 12, 2019 | 1 – 4 pm
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Unity Unity Gaming Engine workshop where students will learn to navigate the Unity Engine Interface while creating a basic 2D game. Some of the areas that will be covered are, stage design, scripting, character control, debugging, and a few other Unity Engine features. Central 13/132
WordPress Beginner Learn how to use the world’s most popular tool for creating any kind of website; from a simple blog to a full-featured business website. No programming knowledge is needed. BC Hackathon attendees who have no WordPress experience and are planning to attend the WordPress Advanced workshop should also attend this workshop. Central 13/131
Agile & Agile Tools Agile is a project management methodology that can help with rapid prototyping of projects that teams will complete during the BC Hackathon. Agile tools such as Trello will be demonstrated. It is recommended that BC Hackathon team leaders attend this workshop to gain insight in how they can use agile tools to lead their team. Central 13/106
Saturday October 19, 2019 | 9 am – 12 pm
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Spatial Computing In this Spatial Computing workshop you will create your first app for the magic leap ML1 wearable computer. You will be walked through setting up the device and your development environment, learn the available tools and how to best use them, set up a Unity project customized for the Lumin platform, build your first augmented reality object and compile it as an app to the device. BC Hackathon attendees planning to attend this workshop who have no Unity experience should attend the Unity workshop. Central 13/130
WordPress Advanced Learn how to build a data-driven web application using WordPress. Some programming knowledge is recommended as code snippets (PHP) will be demonstrated in the workshop. BC Hackathon attendees planning to attend this workshop who have no WordPress experience should attend the WordPress Beginner workshop. Central 13/131
Mobile App Dev Learn how to use Android’s official IDE. It is purpose-built for Android to help build the highest-quality apps for every Android device. Central 13/132
Saturday October 19, 2019 | 12 – 1 pm
Title Description Room
Information Session (Lunch will be provided) Find out what a hackathon is and what can be done before the hackathon to prepare for success. This workshop is open to all registered BC Hackathon attendees (first-timers and returning attendees) who want to be prepared from the first minute of the BC Hackathon. Central 13/132
Saturday October 19, 2019 | 1 – 4 pm
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Spatial Computing
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Continued from the morning session: In this Spatial Computing workshop you will create your first app for the magic leap ML1 wearable computer. You will be walked through setting up the device and your development environment, learn the available tools and how to best use them, set up a Unity project customized for the Lumin platform, build your first augmented reality object and compile it as an app to the device. BC Hackathon attendees planning to attend this workshop who have no Unity experience should attend the Unity workshop. Central 13/130
WordPress Advanced
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Continued from the morning session: Learn how to build a data-driven web application using WordPress. Some programming knowledge is recommended as code snippets (PHP) will be demonstrated in the workshop. BC Hackathon attendees planning to attend this workshop who have no WordPress experience should attend the WordPress Beginner workshop. Central 13/131
Git/Github/VSCode Git is a version control system while Github is an online source code repository that can be used by team members to keep track of source code changes and to collaboratively develop code for a project. VSCode is a programming editor that has built-in Git & GitHub support. Central 13/132
Friday October 25, 2019 | 8 – 9 pm
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Designing Presentations Learn how to design a presentation for the judging portion of the BC Hackathon. It is required that at least one team member attend this workshop to gain insightful tips on what to include in the team presentation to judges. Central 13/106
Saturday October 26, 2019 | 8 – 10 am
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Presentations Practice/Feedback Help and feedback on presentations created by teams for the judging portion of the BC Hackathon. It is required that each team get feedback on their presentation at least once before the final presentation. Central 13/106