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When less is less: google code dead

When Steve Jobs given some suggestions to Google, I fear he was still upset for the Android-carbon-copy of the iPhone. Because Jobs suggested Google to focus on a small subset of product (no more then five) and Google did it. And google started killing a lot of lab projects. Google Code Search was one of this …

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Is JavaScript a better evil then Dart? I am your father Luke….

And so you like JavaScript Html5 Web app, which can run on Safari iPhone, Nokia Windows Phone, Android web browser, Black Berry and so on? Are you on the mantra of multi platform mobile programming, aren’t you? Well,  Google mega corporation will soon awake you in a new nightmare: a new programming language!

dapper-dot-net – Simple SQL object mapper for SQL Server – Google Project Hosting

   Dapper is a single file you can drop in to your project that will extend your IDbConnection interface. […] A key feature of Dapper is performance. The following metrics show how long it takes to execute 500 SELECT statements against a DB and map the data returned to objects. The performance tests are broken …

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linqbridge – Re-implementation of LINQ to Objects for .NET Framework 2.0 – Google Project Hosting

LINQBridge is a re-implementation of all the standard query operators in Framework 3.5’s System.Linq.Enumerable class. It’s designed to work with the C# 3.0 compiler, as used by Visual Studio 2008. LINQBridge comprises a LINQ to Objects API for running local queries. (It doesn’t include an implementation of LINQ to SQL, nor LINQ to XML; a …

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Configurare Procmail per filtrare le mailing list

In questo secondo articolo che illustra come configurare la posta elettronica sui propri sistemi, vedremo come gesitre le mailing list in modo molto flessibile, servendosi di opzioni usate raramente in procmail. Una delle nostre esigenze è quella di creare dei filtri automatici che identifichino le mailing list e creino automaticamente delle cartelle separate.

Explorer Canvas

Volete utilizzare il tag canvas di html5 anche su IE6 ed IE8? Google ha la soluzione… Modern browsers like Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Opera support the HTML5 canvas tag to allow 2D command-based drawing. ExplorerCanvas brings the same functionality to Internet Explorer. To use, web developers only need to include a single script tag in …

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La libertà non ha prezzo: come liberarsi di GMail

In questo articolo voglio illustrarvi le ragioni che mi hanno portato ad abbandonare GMail, ed i pro e contro di tale scelta. L’alternativa che ho scelto è di gestirmi “in casa” le email, su una macchina Linux appropiatamente configurata (postifix, dovecot, procmail e spamassassin lato server, e squirrel mail per la webmail). Questo è il …

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Se telefonando io potessi dirti addio, ti chiamerei

Tratto da una storia vera. Drrrrin Giorgi:-Pronto? Voce Sconosciuta Femminile:-Buon giorno signor Giorgi, la chiamavo perché ho bisogno di aiuto per scrivere del codice sulla piattaforma MP di trading on line…. -Mi scusi? -Sì, lei è un esperto di trading on line vero? -Sì… (non mi lascia aggiungere altro) -Perché mi hanno detto che il …

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Web2Py: a python web framework we like

At Gioorgi.com we have used plenty of web frameworks. Giovanni Giorgi used Seaside,  a lot of PHP frameworks, Java Struts, RubyOnRails, and Python Django. We have started to look for Web2Py, a compact,  easy to learn  python web framework. From the most notable feature, it runs also on Google App Engine. Written by an Italian …

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Slashdot | Yahoo Releases Open Source Hadoop Distribution

Yahoo has been a vociferous Apache Hadoop user and supporter for several years now, and uses it extensively within its Search technologies. Hadoop has been gaining popularity in the Cloud Computing space, with companies like the NYTimes converting 4TB and 11 million articles to PDFs in under 24 hours using Hadoop and EC2 in late …

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WolframAlpha A new type of search engine

Hi World. I didn’t lost a bit of  grip on edge news, altrought now I am married! In the first days of May we read about a new serach engine, called WolframAlpha. The idea behind WolframAlpha are interesting, so we will take a close look to it. Slashdot is following the engine very tightly (“Wolfram Alpha Launches …

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Capire la differenza tra Tag e Category nei blog

Avendo lavorato con diversi tipi di blog (drupal, wordpress, movable type) e wiki, ho avuto modo di scontrarmi spesso con i problemi legati all’uso delle categorie e dei tag. Spesso non si capisce la differenza, e l’uso che ne fanno i blogger meno esperti aumenta la confusione. Vediamo quindi che cosa sono le categorie ed …

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