by Erin RobotGrrl | Mar 23, 2020 | News, Progress Logs
Today we finished the brain kit landing page. It contains all the info in one place about the brain kit, what it does, and how to get started. Go check it out! This will be our template for the other kit landing pages as well.
The progress started two days ago (March 21), but only finished today (March 23) because of figuring out how to make the gallery work. The brain kit links to its page on the store, and now it is complete. Actually, upon writing this, just realised that the 3d models are missing. They will likely go in to the guide page.
by Erin RobotGrrl | Mar 18, 2020 | News, Progress Logs
Yesterday we completed the overview for the blink guide, and ran the python program to bring the sheet to html. Today we posted the html to the page, and now the first blink guide is viewable here. Go check it out!
In addition to this, the build series page was added. It serves as a table of contents for a solo Bowie build. As you can see, it’s not complete yet, and there’s still a ways to go.
by Erin RobotGrrl | Mar 16, 2020 | News, Progress Logs
We made the images for the first blink guide. This update seems tiny, but it plays a big part in that guide.
All the images
by Erin RobotGrrl | Mar 8, 2020 | News, Progress Logs
With the progress of the build guides coming along, today we took a pause to figure out how all of those pieces would fit together into a series. The result of this brainstorming session was seeing that there will likely need to be three series: a solo Bowie build (for makers building it on their own), a team Bowie build, and an educational group Bowie build. The edu build would be broken into phases, as seen. It looks simple, but there was a lot of erasing and re-writing while figuring this out on the whiteboards.
Brainstorming on the 1st whiteboard
…and on the 2nd whiteboard
by Erin RobotGrrl | Feb 27, 2020 | News, Progress Logs
Since on our system everything has been installed from various experiments and projects, we had to go back and be diligent in tracing the steps to install everything properly. The goal is to install all the software and Bowie libraries properly to get to a first blink. Today, the initial descriptions were written for this process. The next step will be to gather and make the thumbnail images for the steps. Then, running the .csv through the python script to publish as a page on the site.
by Erin RobotGrrl | Feb 18, 2020 | News, Progress Logs
The chassis build instructions are now live. Check it out here. Many thanks to Beck for writing the descriptions for the steps.
The nice photos of the CAD models with annotations and arrows on them, these were made before the kit log began. The most of that work was done in September, October, and some November 2019.
There will also need to be an additional page for the build instructions, consisting of all the pieces. This is also logged in the google sheet. Python to parse this and then output html is what will be needed next.