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My DEF CON 26 Talk Notes

TwinkleTwinkieTwinkleTwinkie wrote 08/11/2018 at 19:35 • 1 min read • Like

Update 10/04/2019 - Getting to Blinky 5.0

Contextual Electronics just updated their tutorial series to KiCAD 5.  I recommend that you start here.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVhWh3AsXQs&list=PLy2022BX6EspFAKBCgRuEuzapuz_4aJCn

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Getting To Blinky 4.0

https://contextualelectronics.com/courses/getting-to-blinky/

This is where I recommend everyone start for learning KiCAD.  It's an entirely step-by-step tutorial that  gives you the foundational knowledge required for using KiCAD.

Keep in mind this Tutorial was written for KiCAD 4.0 and KiCAD 5.0 is a little different.  I would recommend installing KiCAD 4.0, following Chris's tutorials, do a couple of simple projects for fun, then upgrade to KiCAD 5.0.   Chris is working on an updated 5.0 series but if you want to start now that is what I would recommend.

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svg2shenzhen Inkscape Extension

This is the plugin that I talked extensively about and use a great deal for my projects.

https://github.com/badgeek/svg2shenzhen

How I make Shitty Add-ons

This is the stream I did in June on how to make SAOs.  

PCB Color Reference Spreadsheet

This applies only to PCBWay, and is only meant to give you a rough idea of what to expect.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dmkTsKZDV5iltQbpEa_QOL5XYEONms_M1ZETBNO5ub4/edit?usp=sharing

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