Legacy ObjectsRoot.com

This category groups the posts from the old blog.objectsroot.com which has been dismissed on August 2008.
This category exist for your convenience, to look at that article in an easy way.

Let’s Encrypt Gioorgi!

At last, Gioorgi.com too become part of Let’s Encrypt . You can enjoy full SSL super encrypted website from today. We will leave the no-SSL version for a while, to let you choose between the fast and the secure.

Blog.ObjectsRoot.com migrated to Gioorgi / Blog.ObjectsRoot.com migrato su Gioorgi.com

English Announce: We are happy to announce all the content of blog.objectsroot.com has been migrated to Gioorgi.com. blog.objectsroot.com was  discontinued on August 2008 A total of over 80 articles written from july of 1999 to August 2008.For easy access use the ObjectsRoot.com Category   Annuncio in Italiano:   La redazione di Gioorgi.com è lieta di annunciare la migragione …

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Site redesign

This article has been retained for hisorical reasons. In this article we refers to blog.Objectsroot.com a site discontinued on August 2008 After some time, I have decided to start redesigning the content and the look of ObjectsRoot.com I have slightly reduced the tags section, over-simplifying the access to my huge set of articles. With over …

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Asus EEE-PC better then Mac Air?

Finally I managed to buy a Asus EEE PC 700  this week. I would thanks a lot Next Store and its kindly clerks, which I will prefer in future to Mediaword :)If you are at Milan and you plan to buy it, Next Store is a good choice. There are a lot of sites and …

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iPhone programming

iPhone Open Application Development
 By Jonathan A. Zdziarski
 First Edition  March 2008
 Pages: 280
 ISBN 10: 0-596-51855-2 | ISBN 13: 9780596518554

Boosting Squeak: RockSolid images

As some of you know, I was a Smalltalk fan&developer in the last twelve years. I have stopped working on smalltalk years ago… anyway, I am happy to  look forward the Squeak Smalltalk Community from time to time.

I republish here an original article posted by me on SqueakPeople, over 4 years ago.
The reason is simple: I am very happy to see a Squeak code fork called "Sapphire" which share most of my thoughts:

Sapphire wants to take a fresh look at the Smalltalk philosophy and current implementations. The idea is to produce high quality open-source packages that will be loadable on a micro kernel. 

 I will take a look to Sapphire, and you will find my throughts here in the next months.

The Valueteam PDFGenerator

Per un importante cliente, abbiamo sviluppato una applicazione chiamata PDFGenerator, che è stata pacchettizzata come un vero e proprio prodotto.
Vediamo come è stato possibile…

Postgres performance tuning

After a bit of work, I have managed to optimize the performance of my Postgresql Server. I have spent a saturday morning digging around postgresql, using the fantastic komodo editor, and I am happy with the final solution. I followed  some suggestion on power PostgreSQL site, and now my postgres is blazing fast. For small …

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Apple as hardware only company

In the last year, "Apple Computer" has changed a bit its focus. First of all, Apple has erased the  word "computer" in the company name. Then,  has shifted its focus on new products like the iPhone. iPhone is a GSM telephone, and so it is quite different product for a computer company. I see a …

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Javascript and Smalltalk

There is a future for SmallTalk? I was a very strong fan of the SmallTalk language, but in the last five years I have seen more and more contraction of its usage in the IT field. The OLPC project, which uses also Squeak Smalltalk and its done by the core team fo Squeak, is not …

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