Mozilla Developer Roadshow with Gamedev.js will be a special edition of our regular Gamedev.js Warsaw meetup - this time it will be led entirely in English. We'll be having one of the Mozilla Developer Roadshow events organized together with the Front-Trends conference. The meetup is free to attend by anyone interested.
1. Lin Clark: A cartoon intro to WebAssembly
WebAssembly is fast. It’s being called “the future of the web”. Its speed and potential have major browser vendors working together to make it a reality. And it’s on its way—the MVP hit multiple browsers in March of this year.
But what makes it fast? Starting from the basics, this talk will walk you through what WebAssembly is, and then why it’s fast.
2. Andrzej Mazur: Fun and games with A-Frame - building Virtual Reality experiences for the Web
Virtual Reality is getting its momentum with many companies releasing their hardware to the market. WebVR is already part of the hype, and A-Frame brings the ease of use while following gamedev coding principles. Use simple HTML markup to create VR experiences for all available platforms, and see how easy and fast it is.
3. István Szmozsánszky: Tiny games on Microcontrollers
Lin Clark is a code cartoonist. She takes software concepts and architectures and turns them into stick figure cartoons. She also works in Mozilla's Emerging Technologies group, where she gets to tinker with new browser technologies like WebAssembly. In previous lives, she worked at npm, was a core contributor to open source projects like Firefox's developer tools, and contributed to HTML data standards. Visit her profile on Twitter.
Andrzej Mazur is an HTML5 Game Developer and Mozilla Tech Speaker, Enclave Games indie studio founder, js13kGames competition creator and Gamedev.js Weekly newsletter publisher. He started the Gamedev.js meetups in Poland, is passionate about new, Open Web technologies, and excited about WebVR. He likes eating sushi and playing Neuroshima Hex.