The Design News Continuing Education Center (CEC) offers a wide range of free classes designed to bolster your knowledge and prepare you to deal with emerging technology.
Sponsored by Digi-Key, CEC these free courses will get you up to working speed quickly in a host of technologies you've been meaning to study but haven't had the time – all without leaving your lab or office. The faculty expert tutors have divided the interdisciplinary world of design engineering into five dimensions: microcontrollers (basic and advanced), sensors, wireless, power, and lighting.
The courses are designed for a dedicated week of one-hour tutorials where you can ask questions, discuss knotty issues with your fellow students, and download additional learning materials. If you can't attend a particular course live, courses are also archived. Also, you can earn IEEE Professional Development Hours for participating.
November Class Coming Up
The next class begins Monday, November 15, and runs through Friday, November 19. The course is Developing Node-RED Dataflow Language IoT Concepts and is presented by
Don Wilcher, an electrical engineer, technical education researcher, instructor, maker, and author.
This course will explore the building blocks of Node-RED: a dataflow programming language. Software node blocks, widgets, dashboards, and electronic circuit interfacing will allow participants to prototype user-interface controls and dashboard concepts on the bench or in the lab. Software control blocks will be investigated using the Node-RED data flow programming language.
The CEC Archive offers a wide range of on-demand courses, from Scratch Building Raspberry Pi 4B IOT Hardware to Designing Real-Time Embedded Systems – and tons in between.