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*
|Thursday||May 18||1:00PM — Avatar Complexity and Graphics Presets (TEXT ONLY) |
Learn how to boost performance with av complexity and improve usability with the presets.
|5:00PM – 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.
|Friday||May 19||9:00AM – Introduction to Firestorm and the Wiki |
This class gives you an overview of the Firestorm Viewer and of our greatest informational resource, our Wiki, including search tips.
|Saturday||May 20||8:00AM – Firestorm Skins |
This class covers the differences among Firestorm's many skin options, including the Vintage Classic and Colorable User Interface skins.
|Sunday||May 21||11:00AM – 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.
|3:00PM – 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.
|Monday||May 22||1:00PM – 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.
|7:00PM – Preferences Set 3 |
We will cover some of the Firestorm preferences (Move & View, Advanced, Firestorm), based on our current release.
|Tuesday||May 23||4:00PM – Menus 1 |
We will be covering the menus on the top bar, from Avatar through Help.
|Wednesday||May 24||4:00PM – Preferences Set 2 |
We will cover some of the Firestorm preferences (Graphics, Network & Cache), based on our current release.
|Thursday||May 25||1:00PM – Preferences Set 1 (TEXT ONLY) |
We will cover some of the Firestorm preferences (General, Chat, Privacy), based on our current release.
|6:00PM – Preferences Set 4 |
We will cover some of the Firestorm preferences (Colors, Skins, Notifications, User Interface, Sounds and Media).
|Friday||May 26||9:00AM – Basic Troubleshooting |
An introduction to basic methods to start locating problems. Focused on Firestorm but some parts are non-viewer-specific.
|Saturday||May 27||8:00AM – Odds & Ends 1 |
This class covers some of Firestorm's handiest features, like Inventory, Radar, and some hard-to-find gems.
|Sunday||May 28||11:00AM – Clean Install |
Learn how to correctly and quickly perform this most fundamental and important of tasks. Recommended to take Settings Backup class first.
|3:00PM – Animation Overrider |
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.
|Monday||May 29||1:00PM – Menus 2 (TEXT ONLY) |
We will cover the Advanced and Develop menus in the top bar.
|5:00PM – Reporting Bugs, Requesting Features |
Learn how to communicate effectively with our devs to make the changes to Firestorm you want or need.