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And finally Git wins: Microsoft Windows is developed with git aid!

A small, relaxing news was published some days ago: It’s been 3 months since I first wrote about our efforts to scale Git to extremely large projects and teams with an effort we called “Git Virtual File System”.  […] Today, I want  to share our results.  In addition, we’re announcing the next steps in our GVFS journey …

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Oracle SQL Developer Keep Alive plugin

On some environment, on some customers, Oracle connections are drop after some idle time (i.e. 2 minutes). I have found a small plugin for Sql Developer to solve this issue: it is very handy and logs its usage. Code is also very clean https://github.com/scristalli/sql-developer-keepalive 15 forks. 94 stars. 1 open issues. Recent commits: Update README.md, GitHub …

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La mia esperienza nell’open source

Nel 2011,  per studiare node js creai un progetto chiamato OrgModeParser. Org Mode è un package per l’editor Emacs, ed è pensato per tenere note strutturate, pianificare progetti con una schedulazione, mantenere una lista di cose da fare e generare poi documenti word o html da tali file in modo piuttosto efficace. Il package è …

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AngularJS alterantive: Micro JavaScript framework on the 2017

AngularJS is indeed a good framework, but if you lose some grip on it (i.e. you go in vacation for 2 weeks), it is very complex to re-grasp. Also I have seen junior JavaScript developer confused my $scope use. JavaScript on client side has damned destiny: it is too easy to develop a framework from …

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Oracle Auto increment trigger HOWTO

Oracle SQL Developer is full of nice feature, damned by a overwhelming options pane, like the one I will describe to you right now. Even if  Oracle databases (<12) does not support auto increment, you can easily ask to your sql data modeler to generate for you a sequence and a trigger in a automatic …

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Oracle Database Sync

Oracle SQL Developer is full of nice feature, damned by a overwhelming options pane, like the one I will describe to you right now. I will show here a very fast way of comparing different database and auto-generate migration script. Reverse engineer the source database using Oracle Data Modeler Now select the right arrow  shown …

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Il saggio progetto svedese, rinato: Elixir e Phoenix

Negli ultimi 20 anni sono successe tante cose imprevedibili. Nel 1995 nasce Java. Nello stesso periodo nasce Erlang. Java inizialmente segue la strada culturale tracciata da Sun, e si configura come un linguaggio estremamente verboso, con API specifiche per la gestione della concorrenza (es keyword synchronized per gestire nativamente le zone critiche che necessitano di …

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Finding the good one: mithril

I have just read this insightful statement on this blog article about congitive load in Javascript jQuery is undoubtedly useful when dealing with browser quirks, but once an application grows over a few thousand lines of code, unstructured jQuery code simply becomes too difficult to maintain, and you start needing the discipline of a framework …

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