A Short Introduction the Ecere SDK

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August Meeting: A Short Introduction the Ecere SDK

Date: August 7, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Location: Shopify Headquarters

This month we will be having a talk on the Ecere SDK from Jérôme Jacovella-St-Louis, the founder and CTO of Ecere Corporation in Gatineau.

As per our newer format, we will have a one hour pre-meeting item from 6:00 to 7:00 for people who are new to Linux, have general questions, or wish to help out with people who are just getting started.


The Ecere SDK

Speaker: Jérôme Jacovella-St-Louis

Jérôme will be giving an overview on the Ecere SDK - Free Open Source Software (Under the New BSD license). The SDK consists of:

  • Compiling tools for the eC programming language
  • The Ecere Integrated Development Environment (IDE) - Lets you write, build and debug applications, with support for C, C++ and eC programming languages so far
  • The Ecere runtime library - a cross-platform library (Windows, Linux, OS X, Android...) providing:
    • A GUI toolkit A uniform system API across platforms (Threads, Files, Archives, Persiste...)
    • 2D (Fonts, Bitmaps...) and 3D graphics
    • Network Communication

About the Speaker

Jérôme Jacovella-St-Louis is the Founder & CTO of Ecere Corporation. Jérôme has over 20 years of software development experience with:

  • Software design, architecture and implementation
  • Object-oriented programming
  • 3D graphics programming (Software rendering, OpenGL, Direct3D)
  • Building Graphical user interfaces from the ground up
  • C/C++
  • Linux (Configuration, Networking Setup, Building packages, Development, Assembling distributions from scratch)
  • Various compilers and Integrated Development Environments (Ecere SDK, Visual Studio, GNU development tools/MinGW)
  • Database systems: SQLite, MySQL
  • Platform APIs (Win32 API, X11...)
  • Compiler, parsers and language design/implementation
  • Socket-based network communication
  • Other languages used: C#, Java, Python, BASIC, Pascal, assembly language (Intel and AT&T)

Finding the Meeting Location


Shopify is in the Byward Market, at 126 York Street, half a block east of Dalhousie and the Byward Market. Enter from the parking lot at the back.

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