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Wednesday, September 27 • 8:00am - 8:45am
Emulating a BBC Micro in Javascript

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Total fun talk! No C++ at all: but my story on how I implemented a cycle-perfect 6502 emulator for the BBC Micro (a British home computer from the 1980s)...in Javascript! And how - amazingly - it's fast enough to run in a browser, even on a cell-phone!

Includes some fun tales of how old games protection systems work, and more information than any sane human would ever want to know about how the innards of the venerable 6502 work.

Talk is an updated version of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37jyHQT7fXQ.

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Matt Godbolt

Senior Software Engineer, DRW
Matt Godbolt is a software engineer with trading firm DRW, and the creator of the Compiler Explorer website. He is passionate about writing efficient code. He has previously worked at on mobile apps at Google, run his own C++ tools company and spent more than a decade making cons... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 8:00am - 8:45am
ENIAC (404) Meydenbauer Center

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