LNUG #85 - June 2019




LNUG #85 - June 2019

26 June 2019


Added 01-Jan-1970

Robots and Food
Orfeo Nicolai

At Karakuri we build robots for the food industry. I would love to share a peek into our decentralised architecture and how the different robot components interact and communicate with each other. As the physical world is quite I/O heavy, Node.js (TypeScript) was a great choice as our main programming language/framework.

I'm a computer scientist with almost 20 years of industry experience. I have a double Masters degree in Innovation Design Engineering and I'm the course leader of the robotics course at the Imperial College Global Summer School. I work as Head of Software at Karakuri, a robotics startup.

Preoccupy the user's tab
Artsiom Mezin

Remote desktop apps are widely used. All of them work pretty much the same way: you can see the user's desktop and control his mouse and keyboard. And one of the main purposes of using them is providing support to users. Assuming you are not Microsoft or RedHat probably you are interested only in resolving issues which are related to that piece of software that had been delivered by you. E.g. your web application.
But what if you can't obligate your users to install additional software only for support purposes? Or they simply don't want to install anything.

I'm going to talk about how to add a remote control functionality to your web apps using pure JavaScript and native browser APIs.
SPOILER: Even without using browser extensions!

I am a Senior Frontend Engineer at Behavox. I have almost 10 years of experience in JavaScript development behind my back. Originally I am from Minsk, Belarus. For now, working for a very promising AI company in London. And the topic of this talk is inspired by the real issue which we resolved recently.