Past Meetup

Unexpected November - Computer Chips & WebGL

This Meetup is past

19 people went

Innovate MK

401 Grafton Gate · Milton Keynes

How to find us

If you get lost/can't get in, ring 07972271411

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Details

Firstly, apologies for the lack of meetups recently; I got married over the summer and got a new job so things have been pretty hectic! And Marcos is in full conference mode as well!

This meetup we have two speakers; one will be giving a remote presentation which is a first! The first talk will be by Zoltán Lehóczky about running .NET on electronic circuits, and the second will be by Ilya Baxter doing a talk about building for WebGL with Unity. More details about the talks and speakers can be found below!

Food and drinks will be provided as usual!

Talk 1:

Zoltán Lehóczky

Co-founder and managing director of Lombiq Technologies, originator of the Hastlayer project. His main expertise is in .NET software development and software architecture design. Core contributor of the ASP.NET Orchard CMS, guest lecturer at Óbuda University, John von Neumann Faculty of Informatics.

Turning software into computer chips – Hastlayer Software is flexible, specialized hardware is extremely fast. So why not write software, then turn it into a computer chip? This is what Hastlayer does by transforming .NET software into electronic circuits. The result is faster and uses less power while you simply keep on writing software. You may not be able to tell just by looking at it but behind some function calls now actually embedded hardware is working! (You wonder how? Check out what FPGAs are!) In this demo-packed session we'll get an overview of what Hastlayer is, why it is useful for developers like you and how to write Hastlayer-compatible software.

Talk 2:

Ilya Baxter - Building for WebGL using Unity3D and 2 way communication with the browser. This will be a talk/demo about how to use Unity3D to target the browser.