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Tuesday, September 17 • 08:00 - 08:45
Threading Design Decisions in AutoCAD for Web & Mobile

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Porting AutoCAD Desktop to support web & mobile platforms is a grand challenge. AutoCAD has been around for more than 35 years, and its code base is written in C/C++ in such a manner that the code itself is a history book. Suffice to say, it aged well. In the modern era it is vital make software available for use from any device. We've managed to get AutoCAD running on iOS, Android and the Web.

One of the initial challenges we've tackled is how can we create a cross platform mechanism of cross-thread communications that will be robust enough to work anywhere. In this presentation I will talk about the design decisions revolving around achieving that and how those decisions returned and still return dividends all across the board.

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Max Raskin

Tech Lead, Autodesk
Max is a software engineer and has been into programming since childhood, he's been programming professionally for 13 years now. His experience spans Web, Mobile and Desktop development - php, Javascript, Python, Java, C#, ObjC and Swift, but his true calling has always been C... Read More →

Tuesday September 17, 2019 08:00 - 08:45 MDT
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