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This event is co-hosted with the Unity 3D and BlackBerry developer groups in LA. Panel discussions, APP showcase and networking.....

Visual Studio for Unity and HTML developers
Visual Studio is the world’s most powerful IDE and can be used across many developer types and even platforms. This demo is a quick overview of what you can do with Visual Studio for both Unity and HTML Developers to develop cross platform games and apps.

Adam Tuliper works as a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft. Prior to that he worked as a software architect in defense, finance, pharma, manufacturing, technology, and public sector fields over a span of 18+ years. He started his work in security and reverse engineering (x86 based - pre .NET) with the direction of going into the software protection and anti-piracy field. This gave him a foundation for learning the internals of other technologies from Win32 systems to CLR systems. Adam has performed security audits and penetration tests for large corporations and small companies alike. He has been deeply involved in .NET internals since early beta and currently works extensively in Windows 8, HTML/JS, Azure, WCF, ASP.Net, SQL Server, MVC, and various open source technologies. He presents nationwide at conferences and user groups and is a author and an MSDN Magazine author.

BlackBerry 10 is integrated with major development tools and leading game engines, including Unity.

Your basic all-natural standard geek/serial-entrepreneur with a social-interface-chip still operational. William Vablais a 25 year veteran Hardware/Software Engineer has focused on start-ups the last 10 years. He has worked for Sun Microsystem, and Microsoft as Technical Evangelist, later at Softimage and Microsoft Research, with multiple patents awarded. Until recently William headed Evangelism efforts in EMEA and is now focusing on strategic HW/OEM evangelism in the US for BlackBerry. His favourite color is #1a14f7, favourite language is still HEX, favourite editor is vi.

Silicon Beach Member's Showcase

CEO / CTO Ross Newton will be showing his company crowdpurr (
Live demo's in-house bring your devices!


Can you help? We need several volunteers to help set-up chairs before the meeting and to take down afterwards. Please let us know if you can help!


A huge Thank You! to Cross Campus our host. They provided the venue and all the tech support this evening.

Cross Campus is an engine of creativity and innovation, housed at our state of the art 11,000 square foot space at 820 Broadway in the heart of Silicon Beach. Our goal is to inspire creative collisions through space design, learning platforms, and extraordinary events, fostering member-driven collaboration that ultimately leads to game changing ideas and enterprises.

As a member of Cross Campus, you are part of a select community of doers. You enjoy a workspace that is designed to inspire and built to support the needs of entrepreneurs who aim high. Our classes & events give you the opportunity to participate in a dynamic learning experience that goes far beyond the norm.

!! Doorprizes !!

Thank you to our sponsors, we have all sorts of doorprizes to give you! You too can thank them by supporting them the next time you are looking for a plug-in, books, dvds, footage, training. Many have new tutorials / tips / project files for their end users.

Adobe Systems (
Thank you Adobe for your support! Whether your a beginner or a veteran Adobe user, you should probably check out their site again. Did you know that there is a Community Page at the Adobe site with tips/tricks/FAQs about their products? Coders have you checked out the cookbook pages?

Microsoft (
Visual Studio provides powerful tools and services to help you create a new breed of applications or to modernize existing applications that provide users with the best experiences across multiple screens and devices, while remaining connected to the services and data they need.

BlackBerry (
Unity and BlackBerry are offering Unity Pro license holders an exclusive chance to receive a Unity BlackBerry 10 Pro publishing add-on worth $1500 plus a new BlackBerry Z10 device for free!

Unity3D (
Develop once, publish everywhere! Unity is the ultimate tool for video game development, architectural visualizations, and interactive media installations ...

Artbeats (
The premier source of royalty-Free stock footage. New clips are added each month! Sign up on their site to get your free footage today.

HTML5 DevConf (
Tracks on Server Side, Mobile, Performance & Dev Tools, OS & Platforms, Core Languages & APIs, Graphics & Design, and Games with renowned speakers giving leading edge sessions.

Focal Press (
Media Technology books, ebooks, videos and tutorials Expert answers on digital imaging and photography, gaming, immerging web technologies, animation, film and video, postproduction, audio, music technology, broadcast and theatre.

PluralSight, hardcore dev training (
Developers move at the speed of satellite. Now your training can keep up. As a developer, you probably thrive on all the latest gadgets — such as tablets, Androids, iPhones, and Windows Phones. We understand your appetite for technology. That's why we've created multiple mobile apps that give you access to our online training library on the go, whether you're connected or need offline viewing.

O'Reilly (
spreads the knowledge of innovators through its technology books, online services, magazines, research, and tech conferences. An active participant in the technology community, O'Reilly has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

Lynda ( is an online learning company that helps anyone achieve their personal and professional goals. Learn software from Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, Open Source and so much more!

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