Workshop

This page is for publishing and sharing resources on how best to run an mbed based workshop. Use the resources, add your own!

mbed Hello World

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mbed Hello World v2.0 Powerpoint
mbed Hello World v2.0 PDF

This set of notes is for running a "lunch and learn" style session. It is a 30 minute introduction into mbed, explaining how and why it came to exist, followed by a series of demonstrations which also work well as workshop follow-along. The sections of the slides are :

  • Introduction to mbed
  • Lab 1: mbed registration and Hello World demo
  • Lab 2: Other IO
  • Lab 3: Interfacing with sensors
  • Lab 4: Output devices, a TextLCD
  • Lab 5: Rapid prototyping, Build a datalogger

All of the parts needed to run this workshpop can be purchased as a kit from Cool Components.

mbed + Sprint - M2M Hello World

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mbed Sprint mobile broadband Workshop v1.0 (Zipped Powerpoint)
mbed Sprint mobile broadband Workshop v1.0 (PDF)

This set of notes is for running a "lunch and learn" style workshop. It is a 30 minute introduction into mbed, explaining how and why it case to exist, followed by a series of demonstrations which also work well as workshop follow-along. The sections of the slides are :

  • Introduction to mbed
  • Lab 1: mbed registration and Hello World demo
  • Lab 2: Other IO
  • Lab 3: Interfacing with sensors
  • Lab 4: Output devices, a TextLCD
  • Lab 5: SMS Alerts
  • Lab 6: Mobile data with websockets

This lab assumes the mbed Application board, a Sprint 598U USB modem and a 9v 2A wall power adaptor.

ARM University Program (AUP)

Organisers Resources

Apart from the slide set, there are many things you need to make sure you have under control. Here are some resources to help with this.

  • IT Setup Guide - Make sure that the IT set-up at the host venue is suitable, well in advance!