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May 30 2011

Mobile Lua – iOS and Android apps with Corona

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On Thursday (May 26, 2011), I presented at the St. Louis Mobile Dev group, on cross-mobile-platform development with Lua. There are various ways to do this (including rolling your own), but for simplicity I used Ansca’s Corona product. The talk was somewhat impromptu, so I didn’t record audio or video. The slides are available:   […]

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May 23 2011

Upcoming Talk: Lua on iPhone and Android (using Corona)

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This Thursday (May 26, 2011), I will give a talk at the St. Louis Mobile Dev group on cross-mobile-platform development with Lua. There are various ways to do this (including rolling your own), but for simplicity I’m using Ansca’s Corona product. As usual, I’ll zoom through some slides, and concentrate instead on the code. For some […]

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Oct 27 2010

October 2010: Business of Software, Strange Loop, Clojure Conj

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I attended three conferences in October 2010, the most of any month of my life to date. Others have posted extensively about all three events, so I’ll link to a few posts and point out highlights for me. Business of Software 2010 BoS alternates between San Franscisco and Boston; this year it was in Boston. […]

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Oct 16 2010

Lua Doesn’t Suck – Strange Loop 2010 video

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At Strange Loop 2010, I gave a 20 minute talk on Lua. The talk briefly covered six reasons (why, not how) to choose Lua for embedded scripting. Lua is safe, fast, simple, easily learned, and more popular that you might expect. The Strange Loop crew only recorded video in the two largest venues (out of […]

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Jun 27 2007

Next Big Language = JavaScript

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There’s a lot of buzz about Steve Yegge’s “port” of Rails to JavaScript, and Steve has now provided (in his funny, self-deprecating style) the background of how it came to be. He doesn’t quite say it explicitly in this post, but I think it reveals that the “Next Big Language” he has been hinting at […]

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Nov 10 2006

Java Scripting Talk – Code, Notes, and Audio

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Last night (9 Nov 2006) at the St. Louis Java User Group, I gave a talk on “Scripting Your Java Application”. As I mentioned, there were no slides, but rather a handout, the text of which is pasted below. You can download the handout (a tight, one page PDF), the code, audio of the talk […]

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