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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Recuperare Erlang

Erlang è un linguaggio a mio avviso sottostimato, che ha parecchie cose da insegnare ai vari Scala/Rust/Java(Script) out of there… In particolare ci sono un insieme di feature di Erlang che prese singolarmente non sono difficili da comprendere e implementare, ma è l’insieme delle idee fondanti di Erlang che lo rende assai diverso dagli altri. …

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Erlang: a lesson to learn…again!

Erlang is a great language. [2019-UPDATE] Erlang 22 is OUT, so I wanna to come to the party! On April 2015, Erlang father’s Joe Armstrong give us a very interesting lesson I want to tell about. There was a long thread titled “Erlang and Akka, The Sequel” on the erlang mailing list, reasoning about the need …

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Usare la memoria non inizializzata per divertimento e profitto

Ciao a tutti, è venerdì! Se avete due minuti di tempo, volevo indicarvi un articolo su un algoritmo non banale, molto ben descritto qui: This is the story of a clever trick that’s been around for at least 35 years, in which array values can be left uninitialized and then read during normal operations, …

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w gli azzurri

And at last, Italy is ready for the final European match, after crushing The Spread-y Germany. Keep doing good work Italy!

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

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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