Events

All Upcoming

Touch Screen Holiday Lighting Control Project with JonnyMac – Live Coding and Building (3-Part Series)

In this 3-part series, learn to configure and control a touch-screen display and RGB LEDs using the Propeller 2 multicore microcontroller! Click View Event button for parts required to follow along.

micro:bit at Parallax | Overview, What’s New, Upcoming Events

A half hour of micro:bit fun and education with an overview of what's available for classrooms, what's new with the micro:bit at Parallax, and news about upcoming training events for teachers.

Propeller 2 Documentation Update: PASM and Spin Guide Progress Report with Jeff Martin

Jeff will demonstrate how to use the PASM2 documentation as a learning tool and reference manual. 

P2 Universal Motor Driver and Heavy Duty Robot System with Chip Gracey

Interested in heavy-duty, precision-controlled robotic platforms, like the ones you’ve seen from Parallax in the past? Get a developer's update with an intro to the electronics and hardware we're creating.

Propeller Platinum Platform (P3) Controller with Francesco Santandrea

See Francesco Santandrea of Italy provide an overview of this reconfigurable industrial development system built around the P2-EC Module.

FlexSpin Updates with Eric Smith

See how Eric continues to improve FlexSpin, an alternative compiler for the Propeller 2 that runs on Mac, Windows or Linux under FlexProp.

BOE Shield-Bot for Arduino | Education Overview & Next PD

An overview of the BOE Shield-Bot for Arduino, its uses in classrooms, and a preview of the upcoming professional development workshop with a focus on Arduino C++.

Propeller Tool Updates: Single-step Debugging and Floating Point Math with Chip Gracey

The presentation will include examples you can load and run on your own Propeller 2 setup, so have some hardware handy!

P2 P2 LED Cube with Stephen Moraco

This community project started by Stephen Moraco set the goal of creating a six-sided 64x64 RGB LED cube from HUB75 panels!

CANCELLED – Propeller 2 Expo

The Propeller 2 Expo planned for March 2022 has been cancelled due to the continuing pandemic.

Integrating the P2-EC Module into PCB Layouts, and a Simple Project You Can Build with Michael Mulholland

This is a two-part series. The first portion provides some best layout practices for integrating the P2-EC Module into your own PCB. The second presents a sample Propeller 2 Project Board design.

Teaching College-level Engineering Courses with the P2 Featuring Professor Gavin Garner

Gavin will provide an update on his book used to teach the Mechatronics class at the University of Virginia with the Propeller 2.
Propeller 2 Events

Touch Screen Holiday Lighting Control Project with JonnyMac – Live Coding and Building (3-Part Series)

In this 3-part series, learn to configure and control a touch-screen display and RGB LEDs using the Propeller 2 multicore microcontroller! Click View Event button for parts required to follow along.

Propeller 2 Documentation Update: PASM and Spin Guide Progress Report with Jeff Martin

Jeff will demonstrate how to use the PASM2 documentation as a learning tool and reference manual. 

P2 Universal Motor Driver and Heavy Duty Robot System with Chip Gracey

Interested in heavy-duty, precision-controlled robotic platforms, like the ones you’ve seen from Parallax in the past? Get a developer's update with an intro to the electronics and hardware we're creating.

Propeller Platinum Platform (P3) Controller with Francesco Santandrea

See Francesco Santandrea of Italy provide an overview of this reconfigurable industrial development system built around the P2-EC Module.

FlexSpin Updates with Eric Smith

See how Eric continues to improve FlexSpin, an alternative compiler for the Propeller 2 that runs on Mac, Windows or Linux under FlexProp.

Propeller Tool Updates: Single-step Debugging and Floating Point Math with Chip Gracey

The presentation will include examples you can load and run on your own Propeller 2 setup, so have some hardware handy!

P2 P2 LED Cube with Stephen Moraco

This community project started by Stephen Moraco set the goal of creating a six-sided 64x64 RGB LED cube from HUB75 panels!

CANCELLED – Propeller 2 Expo

The Propeller 2 Expo planned for March 2022 has been cancelled due to the continuing pandemic.

Integrating the P2-EC Module into PCB Layouts, and a Simple Project You Can Build with Michael Mulholland

This is a two-part series. The first portion provides some best layout practices for integrating the P2-EC Module into your own PCB. The second presents a sample Propeller 2 Project Board design.

Teaching College-level Engineering Courses with the P2 Featuring Professor Gavin Garner

Gavin will provide an update on his book used to teach the Mechatronics class at the University of Virginia with the Propeller 2.
Educator Workshops

micro:bit at Parallax | Overview, What’s New, Upcoming Events

A half hour of micro:bit fun and education with an overview of what's available for classrooms, what's new with the micro:bit at Parallax, and news about upcoming training events for teachers.

BOE Shield-Bot for Arduino | Education Overview & Next PD

An overview of the BOE Shield-Bot for Arduino, its uses in classrooms, and a preview of the upcoming professional development workshop with a focus on Arduino C++.
Past Events

(Closed) Educator’s Workshop: Electronics with micro:bit and Python – November 15, 17, 19

Add a pre-engineering focus to your maker and CTE programs. Combine circuit-building, micro:bit Python scripting, and signal measurement, with lessons that support coding, product design, and manufacturing.

Propeller 2 Live Forum: Teaching College-level Engineering Courses with the P2 Featuring Professor Gavin Garner

Prof. Garner is writing a book titled "Exploring Mechatronics" featuring experiments based around the Propeller 2 chip. All are welcome to this community meeting.

Propeller 2 Live Forum: Serial Bus (SBUS) Protocol with the FLYSKY FS-i6x R/C and JonnyMac

A FlySky FS-i6X 10CH RC TX/RX from Amazon (B07Z9YNP7S) is suggested in addition to your Propeller 2 kit.