The Showcases

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 by Abner Coimbre newsletter

Handmade Reader, We have people coming from all over the states, internationally, and excitement keeps growing. So let’s dive straight into the juicy updates! Speaker Topics: Confirmed We’ve received topics from all four speakers: Mike Acton: “DOD breakdown of an OOP sample.” Elizabeth Baumel: “Good times with a pile of GPUs.” Tom Forsyth: “Inventing an instruction set - the genesis of LarrabeeNI, Knights Corner NI, and AVX512.” Fabian Giesen: “Let’s talk about queues.

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Conference Schedule and a New Speaker

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 by Abner Coimbre newsletter

Folks, We are now two months away from Handmade Seattle 2019. I believe we have less than 100 open registrations, so visit Handmade Seattle to secure your ticket! Conference Schedule (Optional) Friday, November 15th Handmade Hangout. This is an optional evening event which is still being planned by yours truly. Anyone who might want to meet beforehand, please stay tuned for the October newsletter. Pardon the vague teaser. Saturday, November 16th The Lofts of the Seattle Center Armory open at 9:00 AM PST.

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Official Trailer, Fabian Giesen, and Binary Ninja!

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 by Abner Coimbre newsletter

Official Trailer Handmade Seattle now has an official trailer: The lion’s share of seats (100+) were taken in the first week of open registration alone, so the general admission slots are limited. New Speaker: Fabian Giesen On the June newsletter, we announced Chris Hargrove as one of the speakers. Unfortunately, due to unexpected scheduling conflicts, he is unable to proceed. I wish Chris well, and hope he can join us in the future.

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Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 by Abner Coimbre newsletter

I’m keeping this one short (but I couldn’t be more excited.) Early bird tickets are now available at the front page. They will be around only for a limited time, likely just one week, after which the $40.00 price will set to $50.00 for general admission. If you’re a newsletter subscriber–thank you. You may have followed this journey for many months. The Handmade conference is good to go. Yours, Abner

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A Sneak Peek at Projects and Speakers

Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 by Abner Coimbre newsletter

A Sneak Peek at Projects and Speakers Projects Handmade Seattle will demo twenty Handmade software projects, and many of them will be unveiled at the conference on Saturday, November 16th. Below I highlight six of the Handmade projects that you will see there. LOVR - A simple and popular framework used to create VR experiences using Lua. It is written in C99, and its creator will be at the con showing real demos but also explaining the technical underpinnings of LOVR :)

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A Call for Software Projects

Sunday, May 19, 2019 by Abner Coimbre newsletter

Reveal it in Seattle! We’re looking for developers to take over demo booths. Our conference is showcasing 20 software demos by low-level programmers both aspiring and veterans: Have you been working on a debugger, editor, compiler, terminal emulator, profiler, program visualization tool, or even an operating system? Do you have a web game or tool that uses high-level stacks, but you value taking a peek behind the curtains, exposing abstractions and making informed decisions that has left your software better off?

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Conference Date

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 by Abner Coimbre newsletter

We have a Date, Time, and Place Conference is officially on Saturday November 16th, 2019 We originally planned the conference to happen in December to maximize the time preparing for an event such as this one. As it turns out, most people writing to Handmade Seattle prefer at least a month earlier; basically anything but December was desirable – especially for the Handmade folks outside the US! We’ve hashed it out with the booking agent, to whom we also requested she find something for the weekend and thus further simplify everyone’s lives.

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