September 14th: Inauguration

Come and join us at our inauguration party! We have a great program awaiting. Starting at 17h, and after the customary Champagne and brief public expressions of optimism and encouragement, we will get down to business. A surprise awaits you, in the form of a puzzle. Anyone interested can participate, and the winner will earn …

September 20th: Streaming Lab

We will devote this first lab to the art of Live Streaming on the Web. Participants will create their channel on different platforms (Twitch, Facebook or Youtube) and learn how to professionally broadcast themselves using Xsplit and OBS. The lab starts at 18h; the event is reserved for members of the Codinglab Circle.

September 27th: Raspberry Pi Lab

This lab will focus on the Raspberry Pi. Participants will learn how to install and manage this marvelous tool of embedded computing. We will experiment with some of the cool applications and great functionalities this platform has to offer. The lab starts at 18h; the event is reserved for members of the Codinglab Circle.

October 4th: Networking Lab

This lab will focus on TCP/IP networking; basics of OSI layers, subnets, protocols, firewalling, NAT, etc. Participants will gain experience by analyzing frames in Wireshark. The lab starts at 18h; the event is reserved for members of the Codinglab Circle.

October 11th: Music & Video Lab

This lab will focus on the art of creating your own music and video content, using readily-available computing tools. If you are an aspirant Youtuber, or if the art of multimedia content creation interests you, you will experiment with the fundamental notions of this discipline. The lab starts at 18h; the event is reserved for …

October 18th: Hardware Lab

Welcome, members of the glorious PC master race! This lab will focus on building your own PC platform – whether a gaming battlestation, a CAD powerstation, or any other application you have in mind. Participants will learn – and experiment with – the art of building a platform that is fine-tuned to their needs. The …

October 25th: WiFi Hacking Lab

This lab will focus on the essential aspects of WiFi security and hacking. What are the most popular tools? How do you sniff a WPA-PSK handshake? How do you bruteforce crack a hashed password? What is an evil twin attack? For learning and educational purposes, participants will experiment with all these concepts. The lab starts …

November 1st: Torrent & Cracking Lab

This lab will focus on torrenting and cracking. What are torrent files and the torrent protocol? How can one readily become an expert torrenter and an avid seeder? What is a private tracker? What is the warez scene? How do you find your favorite series, movies, or game? How do you apply a crack and …

November 8th: Coding Lab

This lab focuses on the basics of network scripting. You will get the chance to participate in our first IRC bot challenge: contestants develop soldier bots to flood and raid our #fortress channel and try to impose dominion. There will be simple rules enforced by a benevolent IRCOp (for example: you cannot lock the channel, …

November 15th: Web Management Lab

This lab will allow participants to build their own LEMP stack (Linux, Nginx, MySQL and PHP) with WordPress. By the end of the lab they will have their own customizable website, on the codinglab.dev domain, and relying on the Web’s favorite Open Source CMS (WordPress). The lab starts at 18h; the event is reserved for …