[londonlua] See you on Thursday!

  • From: Justin Cormack <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: londonlua@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 09:02:42 +0000

Our next talk will be on 6th December at 1830. Hope to see you all there!
We now have a meetup group http://www.meetup.com/London-Lua-User-Group/ and
lots of people have signed up so it should be fun.

The next meeting after that will be a special meetup on Tuesday 22 January,
with special guest Roberto Ierusalimschy! I am thinking of having some
shorter talks, if you would like to do one please get in touch.

This week:

Developing a Lua VM in JavaScript by Paul Cuthbertson

Paul is a front-end web developer at Gamesys, one of the UK’s largest
online gaming companies, on their multi-platform development team.
From a software engineering background, he now spends most of his time
in the browser, coding JavaScript. Outside of work Paul is helping
found a Hackspace in Hitchin and can talk for hours about Formula One.

Paul will talk you through the development of a Lua virtual machine in
JavaScript which enables Lua to be executed, and even debugged, in the
browser. This is a small but integral part of Gamesys's "write once,
deploy everywhere" strategy, which involves writing entire games in

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