January 2009

January 8, 2009

6:00 - 7:30 PM


Max Hawkins


Ruby Arduino Development

Max will talk about Ruby Arduino Development, a Ruby framework for programming the Arduino physical computing platform. The Arduino is a low-cost microcontroller that can be programmed to allow electronic components to interact with computers.  He will discuss physical computing and Ruby Arduino Development and then do a short electronics demo.



Max is a high school senior who attends Central Academy in Des Moines.  Next year he plans to attend the Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science.

Meeting Location

Coldwell Banker / Mid-America Group Realtors
8825 Northpark Court
Johnston, Iowa

Just north of I35/80 at the 86th Street exit.

GPS coordinates: N 41° 39.368' W 93° 44.378'

Wi-fi Internet access is available.

Click here for a map.

Door Prize

We'll give away the winner's choice of the following JetBrains products:

  • RubyMine Personal License
  • IntelliJ IDEA Personal License
  • ReSharper Personal License
  • TeamCity Build Agent
  • DotTrace

Dinner After the Meeting

If you can, please plan to join us for dinner at a local restaurant after the meeting.