Wouter Verweirder is a faculty member of the Technical University of West-Flanders (HOWEST), where he teaches multimedia and web development.
He is also owner of a company called "Happy Banana," where he works on web projects, mobile apps & interactive installations.
Currently, he's teaching programming in the Devine (Digital Design and Development) curriculum, a three-year creative bachelor course combining front- end development with design.
In his classes, students learn the basics of programming and advance to larger, experimental projects with NodeJS, ObjectiveC, OpenFrameworks, Arduino, ...
Hands-on experience is very important and his students get a lot of practical lab sessions as well as real world projects.
Building interactive experiences often involves hacking together different pieces and get them to talk to each other.
These days we're getting flooded with new devices and frameworks, each with their own strengths. Let's add some techniques to our tool belt to get the best of each world!
This will be a highly interactive session with a mix of theory, live demo's, code in all sorts of languages and gadgets we can connect to.