What RMA saw this week… cool editors, FRP, being restful & being judged

Development/Tech, Interaction Design, News, Opinion, Visualisation

1) React: RESTful UI Rendering by Pete Hunt

React Talk

What’s this all about?

Easy to digest video talking through React, a new conceptual model for rendering user interfaces in a functional style.

What does RMA say?

“Interesting talk – well worth a watch” Satinder Ubhi, CTO

 

2) The SoCal Network by California Sunday

Members of the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab team play chess on the rooftop of Google Los Angeles whose building sits across from the historic Gold’s Gym in Venice, California.

What’s this all about?

The coders, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, designers, and scientists (and, yes, one actress) behind L.A.’s tech boom

What does RMA say?

“So a bit of LA sunshine wouldn’t go amiss… but give me Shoreditch life any day!” Aaron Withey, Design Director.

 

3) Descartes, Berkeley and Functional Reactive Programming by @dmvaldman

What’s this all about?

A take on Functional Reactive Programming (FRP) with Descartes and Berkeley philosophies in mind.

What does RMA say?

“An interesting article comparing OOP and FRP to Rationalism vs Empiricism,” Sam Latif, Frontend Developer.

 

4) Judge A Book By Its Cover

Being judged

What’s this all about?

You judge books by their covers, then we judge you. Pure genius…

What does RMA say?

Just a bit of judgemental fun shared by Ilaria Oberto, Visual Designer.

5) Unreal Engine & Unity 5

What’s this all about?

Unreal EngineUnreal Engine 4 is a suite of integrated tools for game developers to design and build games, simulations, and visualisations.

Unity 5Unity 5 is the new edition of a development platform for creating 2D/3D games and interactive experiences.

What does RMA say?

“These 2 are great editors for very complex rules with a GUI,” Dario Violi, Senior Interaction Designer.

 

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