Justin Mclean


Consultant and trainer at Class Software, Contributor to Apache Flex, organiser of Sydney IoT meetup

Justin Mclean has more than 15 years experience in developing web based applications and over that time has worked on hundreds of database driven web sites, mobile applications and desktop applications. He has seen significant changes of technology in the industry, surviving the browser wars and the dot-com bubble. Justin has a keen interest in the open source hardware movement and it’s huge potential.

Justin runs his own consulting company Class Software, runs regular training courses and has spoken at numerous conferences in Australia and overseas.

In his free time he’s active in the Apache Flex project including being the release manager for several versions of Apache Flex and Flex Unit. He’s on the Apache Incubator PMC and is an Apache member. He’s also co-author of a book on Android mobile development and runs the IoT (internet of things) meetup in Sydney.

YOW! Connected 2014 Melbourne

Creating your own Open Source Arduino Board


This talk shows how easy it is with very little experience and skills to design and fabricate your own PCB to create your own OSHW Arduino Shield and to scale that to manufacture in low volumes. All you need is the the right tools and a tiny bit of knowledge. I’ll look into how to go from breadboard to prototype to making a few working shields to making shields in small volumes (10 boards) to low volume manufacture (100 boards) with minimal effort and cost.