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Aframe Wrap Up at HoustonVR

I first got to know about HoustonVR ar Immersive Technology Conference and since then always wanted to catch up with them. However, my Mozilla All Hands and my master's defence (which was smack middle of it) kept me from attending their weekly meetings.

So I was very much delighted when they asked if I can attend a meetup where they are going to wrap up some projects and what they learned as a community on aframe. I thought this was an excellent opportunity and joined in.

The meetup itself was hosted at Station Houston. Which had a bunch of other events as well. The meetup mostly was an informal one. I got to learn a bit about everyone and also some projects they were working on in VR.
I already had met Wanjun before and she was detailing her experience of teaching Aframe to school students and how they were building their curriculum. 

It only felt natural to show them some of the more interesting things involving WebXR, and everyone seemed very excited about it. This was us playing with XRPainter in glitch and remixing it to our heart's content.


One thing I was very much delighted to see (and I don't get this very often) that everyone in the group had a phone capable of running ARCore. So the demonstration went without a hitch and everyone could participate.

Overall I loved the meetup. HoustonVR also has a discord channel and that works wonderfully for communication.

Ps: I now have slack, gitter, telegram and discord to keep track of.... *sigh*

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