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Developing a Lua VM in JavaScript, talk by Paul Cuthbertson

This month we have a talk about Lua and games...

Paul is a front-end web developer at Gamesys, one of the UK’s largest online gaming companies, on their multi-platform development team. From a software engineering background, he now spends most of his time in the browser, coding JavaScript. Outside of work Paul is helping found a Hackspace in Hitchin and can talk for hours about Formula One.

Paul will talk you through the development of a Lua virtual machine in JavaScript which enables Lua to be executed, and even debugged, in the browser. This is a small but integral part of Gamesys's "write once, deploy everywhere" strategy, which involves writing entire games in Lua.

The talk will start a little after 1830, and we will go for drinks nearby around 2000 for more discussion.

Everyone is welcome, we usually have a good mix of beginners, and people who use Lua in every different area, from embedded to games, to web, to financial applications, to mobile and everything else.

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  • Sanyaade A.

    I will like to understand Lua, its interfaces and how to use / embedd Lua in
    other languages. Also Lua Server Page has been a thing of interest to me.

    November 18, 2012

  • Neil

    Interested in extending lua...

    November 17, 2012

  • Sara L.

    Looks interesting and I am very much into multi media and trying being the operative world to develop a game app...so any help or advice graciously received.

    November 16, 2012

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