Computer Science Events at Maynooth University

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Description: 3D Modelling allows for a huge amount of creativity and imagination without having to learn any code. This event will take you through how to create your own duck in Blender and teach you the tools you will need to go on and create bigger projects. From what you learn during the event you will be able to enter our competition.

Date: 29/07/2020

Description: During our music technology event, you will learn to make music in an easy and fun way. We will use the SoundTrap website, which is an online tool for making music, to create our music. It is easy to use and you don’t need to have any background of music. In addition, we will learn how to record and edit our voice and mix it with our music. Audacity, a free audio tool, will be employed to record and edit your voice. In summary, if you like music that of course you like, this event is for you. From what you learn during the event you will be able to enter our competition.

Date: 30/07/2020

Description: This Web & VR event will show you how to get started using the AFrame framework to build VR scenes using HTML and JavaScript. The event will go through how to build a treasure hunt game where the user can move around the scene using point based locomotion. This event will show you how to structure an AFrame scene, how to use assets, how to use 3D models, how to move the user and how to write different components using JavaScript. All that is needs for this event is a computer and browser. From what you learn during the event you will be able to enter our competition.

Date: 31/07/2020

Description: Learn Setanta, the new all-Irish programming language. Find out how to use Setanta to make animations, games and more, and learn some Irish along the way. Setanta is suitable for everyone, from total beginners to programming experts. We'll be taking a look at Setanta's fun interactive tutorials and seeing how to make our own games. Setanta runs in your browser, so there's no need to install anything! You can save your code online and share it with friends. You don’t need to be fluent in Irish. Setanta's Irish is simple, you only use as much as you want, and the documentation and tutorials are available in English.

Date: 01/08/2020