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Open-sourcing our ROS2-Industrial training material

Dear ROS community,

We, at Fraunhofer IPA, are happy to inform you that we are open-sourcing our ROS2 training material we created with ROSIN funding. Here is the link for the repository: GitHub - ros-industrial/ros2_i_training. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, so feel free to contribute and / or modify it for your usage.

The contents include slides and workshops for the following topics:

  • ROS2 basics
    • Composed node, publish / subscribe, services, actions, parameters, launch system
    • Manged nodes, Quality of Service (QoS)
    • File system
  • Navigation
    • SLAM, navigation
  • Manipulation
    • Basics of manipulation

The slides are written in markdown with remark format. The instructions to convert the markdown files to PDF can be found here: ros2_i_training/slides at main · ros-industrial/ros2_i_training · GitHub.

The workshops are written in markdown with readthedocs format. We have created a docker image with the necessary packages pre-installed. The instructions to install and use the docker container can be found here: ros2_i_training/workshop at main · ros-industrial/ros2_i_training · GitHub.

If you find any bugs or would like to contribute new materials, get in touch with us.

Thanks to ROSIN and the training team at Fraunhofer IPA to make this happen!

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Congratz (ex-)team :slight_smile:

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Wouldn’t have been possible without you!

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Or ROSIN :wink:

(and some more characters)

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Probably more ROSIN :smiley:

Awesome!

Would it be possible to have the PDFs as a release on GitHub?

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This is great! Did you link this work to the existing ROS 2 documentation? I think it belongs there! With any luck I should have a space on the new ROS.org to list wonderul contributions like this.

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Thanks Kat! A big thank you to the Open Robotics team as well! The basics workshop is from the ROS2 tutorials.

Did you link this work to the existing ROS 2 documentation?

Should I create a new “training material” section and link the repo there?

This is great! And I could even open a PR to change “ROS2” to “ROS 2” everywhere :grin: :laughing:

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Any more ideas on where the PDFs can be hosted?

IIRC, you should be able to create tag and then a release using that. Then it’s possible to attach binaries or any file(s) to that. Managing releases in a repository - GitHub Docs

Gosh! I thought it was just me :crazy_face: :laughing:

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The workshops are now hosted on Welcome to ROS2 workshop! — ROS2 workshop documentation

We have added this as a webhook to the repo, so every PR merged will automatically update the website.

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And we have our first contributions already! :smiley:

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