One Lone Coder

Posted on Friday, Apr 2, 2021
Rob and Jason are joined by David Barr (aka javidx9). They first discuss Microsoft open sourcing calculator, an update to CMake and the March 2021 ISO Mailing. Then they talk to David about his YouTube channel, One Lone Coder, what inspired him to start it, and PixelGameEngine, the 2D game engine he works on with the One Lone Coder community.


David Barr

David Barr

David Barr, aka “javidx9”, by day a professional programmer and hardware engineer for 16 years in various guises related to robotics and neuromorphic engineering, and by night runs the “One Lone Coder” YouTube channel and supports the surrounding community. David has programmed in all sorts of fields ranging from computer games, neuroscience and image processing, to physics simulations, conceptual computing and robotics and started to make videos about the core algorithms involved and how they form the building blocks to solving many other problems. Before he knew it, his predominantly C++ YouTube channel had gained 230K subscribers, many of whom are using his olc::PixelGameEngine header file and videos to have fun learning about C++ programming in an accessible way and creating their own awesome games and products.


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