About

Sean McBride is a Full-stack Software Engineer with a passion for pushing the frontiers of the JavaScript ecosystem. Prior to transitioning into software development, he spent five years helping government and the Fortune 500 solve complex infrastructure issues ranging from IBM mainframes to the public cloud. In previous chapters of his life, he’s been a West Point cadet, an Army Officer, and a History PhD dropout.

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23 Dec 2016 . . Beginner Guide to WebVR on Daydream Comments

Earlier today, I was pleased to discover that FedEx had shipped me an important package. No, this wasn’t Christmas a week early (…or was it???). It was the brand-new Pixel phone and Daydream VR set that Fullstack Academy is loaning during the two months of my senior phase.

After ripping open the box, getting all the cords untied, and getting the updates installed on both the phone and the Daydream controller, I slid the handset into the headset (say that 5x fast) and materialized in a three-dimensional forest.

Fast forward thirty minutes, and I was staring...

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Projects


Transcend

Social VR built for the Google Daydream headset using React, A-Frame, and WebRTC.

Website | GitHub Repo


Keypunch

Lightweight editor supporting mainframe batch processing and datasets. Winner of "Mad Scientist Award" at a Hackathon.

Demo | GitHub Repo


Cookie Monsters

An e-commerce site built with React/Redux, Express, and Postres. Delicious!

Website | GitHub Repo


FAA Cloud Playbook

A flexible playbook for planning the migration of applications to the cloud.

Website | GitHub Repo


Classic Arcade Game

A browser game similar to Frogger built in JavaScript using the HTML5 Canvas.

Website | GitHub Repo


Old Town Alexandria

A single-page web app that overlays third party API data on top of a Google Maps depiction of Old Town Alexandria, VA.

Website | GitHub Repo

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