Rather Useful Programme Autumn 2013

We are back with a slightly changed logo (it is now orange) and a packed programme of events for this semester.

October 16th

Making Things in 3D

- See a 3D printer in action and find out how you can use Python to make 3D designs from your software

October 23rd

A Byte or Two of Raspberry Pi

- Getting started with Python and your Raspberry Pi

- Making a Raspberry Pi Arcade Coffee Table

October 30th

Creating Gameplay using XNA

- How to get started with the XNA Game Development SDK

- Free sample code and starter kits for anyone taking part in Three Thing Game

November 6th

Getting a Game to Market

- Sensible things to do when you start publishing and selling your games and applications

November 13th

Views from an Angel

- David Clark of Cuba Entertainment talks video game investment and angel investors

November 20th

Correctly Commenting your Code

- Putting the right kind of comments in your code is very important. It gets you good marks and it also improves your code. Find out how from Simon Grey

November 27th

Hacking 101: Information security

- Tom Forbes will be setting up a website and then showing how easy it can be to run penetration attacks against it

December 4th

Blogging for fun and profit

- How to start up a blog, and keep writing it. From keen blogger Rob Miles

All the seminars will take place at 1:15pm on the given Wednesday, in Lecture Theatre D in the Robert Blackburn Building.  Anyone is free to come along.

If you have a burning desire to present on a computing topic Rob Miles would love to hear from you.