Nov 062013


Original article (in spanish) posted on

In this post I want to show the steps you must follow to have a Development Environment for Android in your Linux distro.
What do you need?
Let’s go !

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Jun 072011

yakito At the moment my favourite way to do (simple) elaborations and conversions of multimedia file is FFMPEG. But i understand that is not exactly the most user-friendly tool around, so if you don’t want to open the terminal and read the man page of FFMPEG perhaps you could take a look at Yakito.

Yakito  is a free and open media files converter, using the benefits of the project FFMPEG to achieve maximum compatibility with most multimedia formats and codecs.Unlike other solutions, Yakito is not intended to be a simple frontend interface to manage an installation of FFMPEG, but uses this engine to convert/encode video in an independent  way (FFMPEG it’s integrated in the executable itself, so it’s transparent).For this it relies on Jave , another free software project.
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May 192011

I’ve received this introduction from my friend Paolo Proni and i gladly publish it:

From longtime the common opinion about Java is that it is a heavy environment, which requires a powerful hardware and sometimes it seems the power is never enough. It seems that in order to do the same tasks that we could do 10 years ago, even the last generation machines are not enough.

That is simply not true.

The slowness of many Java programs is due to the wrong choices of the software architects, who have given a low priority to the efficiency, preferring the extreme flexibility or the productivity, when it was the case of not concentrating to the delivery time only…
It is a plaisure to discover on the Internet some little jewels, such as the Tini , where a 8 bit microcontroller can run some small Java programs in a decent way.
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Easydriver at Codemotion 2011

I’ve received from Paolo Proni the slides that he presented at the ignite session at codemotion in Rome. I thank Paolo and i gladly publish this short presentation that introduces the concepts behind the design of Easy Driver. You can download the pdf from here. What’s Codemotion ? For four years running, Javaday Roma has [...]

Let us access the databases in the Easy Driver way !

I’ve received this interesting article by Paolo,  that i gladly publish: Easy Driver is a project to access the databases, it is Free and Open Source. It is formed of a Java library and a code generator. The experience made writing directly the queries with JDBC taught us that it’s common to have a lot of [...]