These classes are based on our official Firestorm release and are conducted in voice and text except when otherwise noted. There's no need to talk, but you may want to be able to hear. We also usually have help available to answer questions in text. This schedule is subject to change.
Note that it is best if you are on Firestorm for the classes.
Locations are indicated in the far right column as follows:
Class times and days change regularly. Classes may be held any day of the week, with start times from 8am to 7pm SLT. Nonetheless, if the class times are still inconvenient you may prefer to watch recorded versions of some of these classes on YouTube.
*All times SLT*
|Wednesday||Nov 22||10am – Clean Install |
Learn how to correctly and quickly perform this most fundamental and important of tasks. Recommended to take Settings Backup class first.
|Thursday||Nov 23||1pm – Introduction to Firestorm and the Wiki (TEXT ONLY) |
This class gives you an overview of the Firestorm Viewer and of our greatest informational resource, our Wiki, including search tips.
|Friday||Nov 24||5pm – Preferences Set 2 |
We will cover some of the Firestorm preferences (Graphics, Network & Cache), based on our current release.
|Saturday||Nov 25||4pm – Firestorm Skins |
This class covers the differences among Firestorm's many skin options, including the Vintage Classic and Colorable User Interface skins.
|Sunday||Nov 26||9am – Basic Troubleshooting |
An introduction to basic methods to start locating problems. Focused on Firestorm but some parts are non-viewer-specific.
|Monday||Nov 27||1pm – Avatar Complexity and Graphics Presets (TEXT ONLY) |
Learn how to boost performance with av complexity and improve usability with the presets.
|Tuesday||Nov 28||10am – Preferences Set 4 |
We will cover some of the Firestorm preferences (Colors, Skins, Notifications, User Interface, Sounds and Media).
|Wednesday||Nov 29||9am – Preferences Set 1 |
We will cover some of the Firestorm preferences (General, Chat, Privacy), based on our current release.
|Thursday||Nov 30||1pm – Odds & Ends 2 (TEXT ONLY) |
Learn about fun and useful items like how to use Autocorrect, using the Command Line for a number of tools, and more.
|Friday||Dec 1||4pm – Reporting Bugs, Requesting Features |
Learn how to communicate effectively with our devs to make the changes to Firestorm you want or need.
|Saturday||Dec 2||5pm – Contact Sets |
There is a cool feature called Contact Sets that lets you organize your contact list. We will cover how to set them up and use this epic feature.
|Sunday||Dec 3||8am – Preferences Set 3 |
We will cover some of the Firestorm preferences (Move & View, Advanced, Firestorm), based on our current release.
|Monday||Dec 4||1pm – Menus 2 (TEXT ONLY) |
We will cover the Advanced and Develop menus in the top bar.
|Tuesday||Dec 5||5pm – QuickPrefs Customization + Lag |
Two mini-classes in one. One discusses the causes of lag in SL. The other explains how to customize your Quick Preferences.
|Wednesday||Dec 6||8am – Backing up Settings and Logs |
This class covers how to save your settings and chat logs on your computer. Recommended to take this before the Clean Install class.
|Thursday||Dec 7||1pm – Animation Overrider (TEXT ONLY) |
On Firestorm, you can save scripts and HUD space by running your AO animations through the viewer. Learn how to set up and get the most out of this feature.
|Friday||Dec 8||4pm – Odds & Ends 1 |
This class covers some of Firestorm's handiest features, like Inventory, Radar, and some hard-to-find gems.