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I’m been following Scala language since a while and I’ve to admit that the first curiosity is becoming more and more a real enthusiasm. As technical responsible for my company I’ve also tried in the past to move major projects to Scala at beginning with no much success and recalling the experience I came […]

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I have to admin that I’m not at expert in Python. After years of developing in Java and Php, I’ve looked at this option just for personal projects or technology discovery. In the last months we’re considering to swicth some application to Python in order to speed up in particular the front end development and […]

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Old days of game development

Yesterday looking after old file I’ve found some old flash games I did from 2001 to 2003 when flash version was just 5 and math functions were… let’s say poor.
Still you can get some fun playing it. Hope one of this night to find the time to port just one of this in HTML5.

A […]

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Thanks John

Today I’m very sorry at the news of the death of John McCarthy, definitively one of the most fascinating person in Computer Science, according to my poor opinion.
Yes, I’m not using LISP in my day work, but still I considered one of the best programming language you can learn from any perspective.
A good and funnny […]

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I strongly believe that the real challenge in the SW development as nothing to deal with the engineering process, but much more on the team management and human resources.
I came across this article about Steve Jobs and it’s extremely clear which was the “difference”
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/08/28/steve-jobs-his-10-commandments.html?fb_ref=interactive&fb_source=home_oneline

Go for perfect
Tap the experts
Be ruthless
Shun focus groups
Never stop studying
Simplify
Keep you secrets
Keep […]

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Apache CXF

For a large project I’m currently involved we were discussing a good technology to use in combination with Spring 3.0 to create a light SOA infrastructure based on a few Web Service and several restful services.
The solution came with Apache Cxf a very easy to adapt technology in combination with Spring and extremely fast to […]

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Android design tips

I’ve recently find this slides, which is partially useful to design and Android application. It’s very basic, but enough clear…

Android UI Design Tips

View more presentations from Android Developers.

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Wimove (Turismo Roma)

I’ve recently published a new application on the Android Market. It is the project Wimove, an official guide to Rome.
The platform contains more than 10000 items, from events to museum, and it’s fully geolocated.
If you pass by Rome, this is something that can help you discover the city!

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The idea that new code is better than old is patently absurd. Old code has been used. It has been tested. Lots of bugs have been found, and they’ve been fixed. There’s nothing wrong with it. It doesn’t acquire bugs just by sitting around on your hard drive. Au contraire, baby! Is software supposed to […]

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Best link of the month…
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/84556/whats-your-favorite-programmer-cartoon
In particular, the best short description of the “difficulties” in a project development

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