Building a 3D Printer from Scratch with Alex Volkov

Building a 3D printer from scratch may be easier than making an apple pie from scratch! In this talk Alex will talk about getting into 3D printing 'the hard way' by building a clone of Prusa i3 MK2 from scratch using bits of wood, some metric hardware, arduino, 3D-printer and 3D printed parts, then attempting to design and print.

Docker for Web Development with Greg Martyn

Since introducing his workplace to Docker in 2014, Greg Martyn has used it for local development, staging, and in production for dozens of websites. He'll walk us through the creation of a Dockerized website from start to finish, including Docker Hub, and building and deploying to Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.


George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre at Ryerson University

245 Church Street, Room 203 (second floor).


  • 6:00 pm Before each meeting a group of GTALUGers will use the mailing to coordinate a place dine each month.
  • 7:30 pm Meeting and presentation.
  • 9:00 pm After each meeting a group of GTALUGers move to the The Library/ The Imperial Pub (54 Dundas St East) for beer and more socializing.

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We gain strength from diversity, and actively seek participation from those who enhance it. This code of conduct exists to ensure that diverse groups collaborate to mutual advantage and enjoyment. We will challenge prejudice that could jeopardize the participation of any person in the community.

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