The Star Wars API is one of my favorite public APIs to use for testing out new technologies. This week, as part of a new project at work, I decided to brush up on my Node.JS skills (and by “brush up on”, I mean “hack together something resembling an app) and build a SWAPI Bot. You […]
Hey all! I wanted to drop in a follow-up from a recent blog post about giving talks on WebVR using A-Frame because a video from one of the conferences I gave the talk at, Full Stack Fest, has gone up on YouTube and is now available for your viewing enjoyment! In this talk, I nervously hide […]
This past Thursday, I had the privilege of speaking about the VR Web, a topic near and dear to my heart, at Coldfront, a front-end focused, single-track conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. Despite battling off the remnants of a particularly nasty cold, my talk at Coldfront was one of my favorites that I’ve ever given. Why? […]
Ever wanted to walk around inside of an Excel chart? No? That’s okay, I didn’t either – until I tried it! Take a look at the latest episode of Just A/VR Show to find out how I built an Excel chart visualizer using Three.JS, the WebVR boilerplate, and the .NET framework!
Welcome to Monday Musings! These are are shorter-form, note-like blog posts that I share that may or may not be related to VR/AR, but that I want to share some quick thoughts on, get some extra insight on, or share out quickly. This past week, I got to visit Stanford to teach a guest lecture […]
A wild episode of Just A/VR Show has appeared! In this episode, I show two very basic A-Frame examples and talk about how you can get started with these new “building blocks for the VR web” from the MozVR team. GitHub repository for examples used in the video: https://github.com/misslivirose/hello-aframe The coordinating Sway presentation: https://sway.com/T1ZvH6DlEIZ6xDXo
Hey everyone! I had the great experience of talking to Jeremy Foster, host of CodeChat, about the virtual reality web and WebVR. If you’re interested in learning more, check it out below!
Hey everyone! The latest episode of Just A/VR Show, Introduction to the VR Web, is now live on Channel 9! In this video, I go into detail about how virtual reality is making its way to the browser and how you can begin writing VR websites today with Three.JS and Boris Smus’ WebVR Boilerplate template. […]
Hey everyone! It’s been a little while since I had time to play around with WebVR, and when my flight back to the West coast was delayed 45 minutes, I figured I’d use the time to upgrade after Boris Smus, the author of the WebVR Boilerplate code, tweeted about the updates. To my pleasant surprise, upgrading […]
I wrote this up back in May and never got around to posting it. I was cleaning up some old files today and realized this might still be helpful, so here it is: Creating a custom front page for a hosted WordPress site! I had been blogging for several years on WordPress.com, and up until fairly […]