Good meet, with our youngest attendee yet. Focussing on Minecraft Pi edition and the ways to interact with it in Python. Recipe cards for Minecraft can be found here: http://arghbox.wordpress.com/2014/04/25/minecraft-pi-recipe-cards/
Redis An advanced Key value store. Raspberry Pi powered home automation (central heating and Velux windows): http://tommybobbins.github.io/redistalk/
Meeting topic: MQTT Presenting: Jon Details to follow, but this will be a brief overview of the MQTT protocol.
Gentle introduction to using git and github.com for source code control. Slides are found here: http://tommybobbins.github.io/git-guide/ Please excuse the vulgarities. Roger Dudler has a potty mouth. Feel free to fork. Pull requests will be gratefully accepted! https://github.com/tommybobbins/git-guide
As nothing had been planned, it was decided to have a Pi based meet. Martin updated the progress on his Skynet robotics Tim showed us his Minecraft scripts – TNT floors! He also attempted a demonstration of the ball drop experiment, but unfortunately this wasn’t prepared beforehand so was missing […]
This meeting we took a look at the new SteamOS, the version used was YeOlde SteamOSe http://directhex.github.io/steamos-installer/ this was used as it had a regular Linux kernel not a cut down one like the official one. Overall most were impressed with the progress of the OS.