A lot has changed since…

A lot has changed since the last post. For one thing this is Jason Harpole posting instead of David Welch. David did a great job running the coderdojo then he past it on to me a long while ago. I just finally got to posting on the website. I will make a habit of posting regularly. Next meeting is at September 21, 2019 – 2:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. 10267 St. Charles Rock Rd. St. Ann, MO at the Rock Road branch of the St.Louis county library. Not at CenturyLink like it used to be. A greenscreen with effects running in realtime was introduced at the last meeting. It was a lot of fun. Green screen is the process of acting in front of a green background and the background is replaced in the computer with anything. Works in multiple layers to.
The green background behind the actors can be replaced with a alien planet and a video of snow with a green background can be added in front resulting in the actors appearing in a blizzard. Of course if the actor picks up a green cloth and puts it over themselves the result looks like the invisibility cloak in Harry Potter. Python can be used to automate which effects show up on the screen at what time. Many projects are in work for future meetings. New educational material is being written up. Robots will come eventually. Its taking time because we are going with some seriously advance, impressive, and large robots. Its going to be amazing.