Google emulates Amiga 500 in Chrome




Google emulates Amiga 500 in Chrome

It is a Google developer managed to a Amiga emulator to convert to a variant that works in Google Chrome. With this emulator more than 25 years old operating system can be run in the browser, and even some games are played.

A Google developer via Google+ announced that happiness is to him the Amiga 500 operating system from the 80s as a webapp to work in Google Chrome. The emulator for Chrome can be installed online, then the virtual machine startup and some games can be played.

The developer named Christian Stefansen uses the Open Source Universal Amiga Emulator he made for Chrome working. For this Stefansen 400,000 lines of C code ported to the Portable Native Client from Google’s browser. This original postage was four days, but then had more than two weeks tweaking.

It is in the emulator in Chrome possible to also load floppy themselves but this extension Amiga Forever Essentials must be installed to. It can then official ROM files in the emulator are performed.

With Native Client in 2011 is introduced , it is possible for webapps, to what extent that there is one more, to get to the hardware of the computer via Chrome. almost instant access The code runs in a sandbox and is primarily intended for C / C + +. This code is translated by Google to the HTML5 API through the Pepper Plugin API.

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