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Posted by Sbaitso on 2018/9/17 17:09:45 (516 reads) News by the same author
Amiga Events

We're nearing a month before the start of this year's AmiWest show and DevCon. Even 25 years after the demise of Commodore, this year's show is shaping up to be one of the best yet and the Amiga scene is vibrant across hardware and software.

First, on the hardware front, we will have new AmigaOne X5000's (http://www.amigaos.net/hardware/133/amigaone-x5000) for sale on the show floor. There are also many developments in hardware for Classic machines, like the Amiga 4000 replacement boards (https://acillclassics.wordpress.com/20 ... 0-replica-project-boards/ ).

On the software front, 2018 has seen new releases of system and applications software: MorphOS (http://www.morphos.de/), Vampire (http://www.apollo-accelerators.com/), AmigaOS 3.9 BoingBag 4 (http://lilliput.amiga-projects.net/bbag4.htm), and WinUAE (http://www.winuae.net/). Already 2018 has been a good year for Amiga gaming with new Classic and NG games released.

This year's show will feature a number of presentations along with more than 20 tables on the show floor. Our featured presenters will be Aaron Smith (Amiga On The Lake, http://amigaonthelake.com/), Jamie Kruger (BitbyBit http://bitbybitsoftwaregroup.com/index.php), Hans De Ruiter (Radeon Driver developer), SACC members, and more.

Daniel Muessener will also be making a special trip to his first AmiWest. In addition to working with many Amiga developers, like Entwickler-X (https://entwickler-x.de/), Hans De Ruiter and Hyperion Entertainment, Daniel has done a lot of work porting games to the Amiga platform, such as the Kickstarter hit, Tower57 (http://tower57game.com/). Join us at the banquet to learn more about this asset to the Amiga Community.

As always, for those who can't make it, check Brian's Blog (http://www.amiwest.net/amiwest2018blog/) or the Website (http://www.amiwest.net) for details on the live stream.

AmiWest is about celebrating the Amiga community and camaraderie. We would appreciate if everyone can spread the word about the show. Reach out to your Amiga friends and invite them to join you. The more the merrier!

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Published: 2018/9/17 20:36  Updated: 2018/9/17 20:37
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 Updated Exhibitors List
There will be an update to the Amiwest website soon but till then here is a list of the exhibitors for AmiWest 2018:

SACC - Classic items for sale and a display of Amiga NG systems
A-EON - Showing A-EON's latest products
AmigaKit - Selling a wide variety of Amiga focused products
AMUC - AMiga Users in Calgary
Amiga on the Lake - Amiga New Generation Reseller
Chris Brenner - SACC member showing new Amiga hardware
AmiWest Broadcast - Bringing the show to the internet since day 1
Rabbit Hole Computing - SCSI2SD and other Amiga compatible products
Amiga Apps Demo - Display showing the latest AmigaOS 4 productivity apps
Bay Area Retro Computer Club - New users group based in Silicon Valley
Paul Rezendes - Showing off the latest MorphOS, new Amiga hardware projects, and more
Bit by Bit Software LLC - Amiga Software Developer
Michael Salcedo - SACC member showing the latest AmigaOS 4 software

As you can see there will be a LOT of activity on the show floor this year. What's more many of the exhibitors will be making announcements and showing off new products at the show. The best place to experience it all is in person at the show!
Published: 2018/9/22 18:49  Updated: 2018/9/22 18:51
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 AmiWest 2018 DevCon
For those that may be wondering, here is the syllabus for DevCon 2018:

AmigaOne X5000 and A1222 SATA driver deep dive. How to make your own AmigaOS disk device drivers. (Steven Solie)

Introducing the infodata.gadget class. (Mark Ritter)

Tower57 port optimizations explained. (Daniel Müßener)

"Surprise" developer related software. (Jamie Krueger)

Ethernet driver development explained including a new framework. (Jamie Krueger)

Inside the A1222 laptop project. (Hans de Ruiter)

Personal Projects. You are encouraged to bring your own personal projects to the DevCon where we, as a group, may be able to help you out.

For more information please visit: http://wiki.amigaos.net/wiki/AmiWest_2018_DevCon
Published: 2018/9/29 18:18  Updated: 2018/9/29 18:18
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 Broadcast Options
Stop by and cast your vote on how the broadcast of this years AmiWest will be handled. https://forum.amiga.org/index.php?topic=73670.msg840361#new
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