• Hour of code

    The hour of code sessions at  Gaelscoil Thulach na nÓg were a great success last week. Students and facilitators alike had great fun. Students learnt and taught each other a great deal about coding and produced wonderful festive greeting cards. Originally the plan by Pól,  Bernie and Fiona – the session facilitators  – was to …

  • An LED Bar Graph

    For This Project We are going to use the pervious circuit (see the LED light bar tutorial) to build on top off. We don’t need to change it at all, we are just going to add to it and write some new code. What we are going to make is an LED bar graph. The …

  • An LED Light Bar

    For the second project in our Beginning Arduino series I decided to build an LED Light Bar (think of Knight Rider). This will teach us some of the basics of working with multiple outputs and it will allow us to build things like Christmas light decorations. We will also gain a good foundation for working …

  • Retro GameBox Kit

    Project files: Google Drive A while ago we ran a workshop in Rua Red, where the participants built their own Arduino-powered Retro games console. It was a great success; all the consoles worked and we all got a little bit better at Space Invaders, Parachutes, Asteroids and Sudoku. In preparation for that workshop, I put …