I think it keeps with the hackerspace ethos if I upload it to the live server and roll with what I have. In my defense, the 091 Labs site had a great quantity of plugins used down through the years. Even loading this theme on the front page for the first time produced some bizarre results.
- The header is wonky in Internet Explorer 11 because of how it handles smooth scrolling.
- The sidebar and nav options are woefully incomplete. The CSS and logic are there, but need to be connected.
- I need to style sidebar items.
- There is an extra checkbox, sometimes, in the comments section, put there by an old plugin.
- No calendar or events roll.
- The header could be more usable at mobile sizes.
And so on.
The point is that the site is now a work in progress. Please tread lightly, and report broken features to @091labs on Twitter.
Or simply leave a comment here. All feedback, queries, reports, and comments are welcome! The code is GPL and available on GitHub.
091 Labs weekly Tuesday open night is tonight. The open discussion on simple OOP for novice programmers continues, this week small apps will be built with Processing. Some electronics projects will also be worked on and there will be some 3D Printing demos.
join us for a coffee and see what we are all about. Activities as diverse as electronics, knitting, papercraft, carpentry, board games and more. Come along, join us for a coffee and see what we are all about! All welcome.
091 Labs weekly Tuesday open night is tonight. Open discussion on simple OOP for novice programmers. 3D Printing, Electronics, Knitting, Papercraft and more. Come along, join us for a coffee and see what we are all about! All welcome.
Ignite is a event in over 100 cities worldwide. At the events Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes. Come down to Kelly’s bar on 27 of March at 20:00 for Ignite Galway #8.
091 Labs has lived at its current address on Flood Street (named after a person, ironically, not its propensity to be underwater!) for almost a year and half now – we moved here late in 2012. However, due to things rising (water, amongst others) we’ve been looking for, and found, a spot that seems tailor-made for our needs, and we’re going to be on the move over the next couple of weeks.
Our new location is in Roxboro House, on Raleigh Row. This is on the fringe of what some people would call the Latin Quarter, or what Galwegians would more simply call “right behind the Jes”. Conor has already put directions and some photos of the new space, on Bookface, but for those of us who don’t do that sort of thing, here’s the Google Maps link that Conor furnished which shows the route from the old labs facility to the new one – Google puts it at an eight minute walk from from one to the other. As Conor points out, the new unit is ground floor and should be more universally accessible. It’s also bigger, better laid out and more flexible than the old location.
Our new front door!
Over the coming weeks, we’ll be getting the new space up and running, and migrating everything over to the new location. Keep an eye on our various social media handles to see what’s what with regards to classes, meetings and other things in terms of which location they’re to be in but the plan is to be all set up in the new space pretty quickly.
Hope to see you in the new ‘labs!!!