- Developing for Augmented Reality (A Technical Overview)
YouVisit's XR team will be doing a presentation on Augmented Reality development. During this meeting we will discuss developing Augmented Reality apps using the Unity Engine, noting challenges and learnings. The presentation will be followed up a code-along exercise using ARCore/ARKit at a beginner level. All code will be posted publicly and will be available for download from GitHub. Please note that coding along is not required! All of the code will be supplied. If you are interested in coding along with us, please do the following: (links below) Required: - Bring a charged laptop with Unity[masked] installed. - Download and import Google's ARCore or Apple's ARKit plugins. - Download and import the free 'Lean Touch' plug-in from the Asset Store. Recommended: - Bring a device capable of running ARCore or ARKit. - Install VSCode Unity[masked] (Download here: https://unity3d.com/get-unity/download) Google's ARCore SDK (Download here: https://developers.google.com/ar/develop/downloads) Apple's ARKit (Download here: https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/essentials/tutorial-projects/unity-arkit-plugin-92515) Lean Touch (Download here:https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/tools/input-management/lean-touch-30111) Visual Studio Code (Download here: https://code.visualstudio.com/) ARKit Project: https://bitbucket.org/addisonyarborough/trash-toss-arkit ARCore Project: https://bitbucket.org/addisonyarborough/trash-toss-arcore Don’t have git / SourceTree? ARCore https://tinyurl.com/ydcp2pkm ARKit https://tinyurl.com/ydbj5uub
- GraphQL and AWS Lambda
YouVisit's development of a GraphQL micro-service backed by AWS Lambda to allow for a cost efficient and scalable solution. During this meeting we will discuss the benefits of GraphQL vs REST API, and points on developing a GraphQL solution. We will also discuss how to leverage lambda server-less alternative.