Martin Splitt

Martin Splitt

Martin has been in the trenches of the software industry in a variety of positions and industries during the last decade.

He believes that software is about giving humans more capabilities and contributes to making the Software Development community better and more diverse as a RailsGirls coach.

He's an evangelist for the open web and deeply.
During working hours, he's usually found at the Archilogic office admiring the "glitch art" he accident...err..intentionally created.

Montreal 2017 sessions

Demystifying WebGL

English session - Beginner

With WebGL you can build great graphics-heavy applications, but it’s a lot of things to grok: Vertices, Buffers, Shaders & much more!

If that kept you from playing with WebGL, this talk is for you. You’ll learn everything you need to conquer the CPU with JavaScript: Vertices, Buffers, Shaders and all the glue between them and you leave this talk with the ability to create 3D content on the web

Life of a pixel: Understanding rendering performance

English session - Intermediate

Have you ever wondered how the computer takes a bunch of boxes, makes them ones and zeroes and then puts them as little dots with vibrant colours on screen?

You will gain understanding of the nitty-gritty details of how your browser processes and renders your web application or website. It also explains all the weird things, like the mysterious and often-quoted “GPU acceleration” and why some CSS animations are smoother than others.