Web & Native Cross-Platform Multiplayer

Web Performance
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With the convergence of mobile, web and desktop gaming and introduction of faster network connectivity. Mobile and web developers are looking to take advantage of this increased bandwidth and device form factor. Usually it comes to the choice of supporting web games or native games. This talk shows you how to quickly set up your own multiplayer server that can target both native and web games by using the latest in web technologies. Our implementation uses Node JS, Socket IO, MongoDB and iOS/Android/Qt webviews to support the cross-web/native communication.

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Ashraf Samy Hegab

PLAYIR

Ashraf joined the Telecoms Industry after having worked in games industry for seven years. Working as a Graphics Programmer on console titles such as the BAFTA award winning F1 2010, 50 Cent Blood on the Sand and Brian Lara International Cricket. Ashraf is now trying to drive cutting edge technology development inspired by the games industry into the mobile sector.

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