The future of JavaScript, ECMA 6

This are my notes from the JavaScript Days 2014 in Berlin. The session was focussed on a selection of the new features, which are proposed as the new official standard for JavaScript, ECMA 6. It is not released yet, but all major browsers already support part of the features and there are even ways to use the new features already with a precompile step. Examples are traceur from Google, TypeScript from Microsoft or Regenerator from Facebook.

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Sound Feedback Using MIDI

One of my subjects is developing a sound feedback system for patients undergoing gait rehabilitation in the Lokomat. The last weeks I spent trying to program something with C++, swaying between MFC and “normal” form applications. My search for existing examples was difficult, because many people just put something in the net to play an existing MIDI file. But my task was more like creating a life stream and playing it. Read more →