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On Constants

I think constants are evil (just joking but….I will explain why). I am tired of seeing a lot of Java classes filled with the same constants repeated over and over again, instead of collecting them in a common file, which … Continue reading
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Comments are evil?

In the 1980 comments were used to reduce the “gap” between unstructured code and “rationale” behind the code. C/64 Peek and poke where oscure. Gosub on function pointed by numbers was bad 8-bit systems was tight on command names and … Continue reading
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OOP is the your new legacy

Today I took a light rail with my son, to bring him to school. That tram is 90 years old. It has been maintained for 90 years. Milan city sold some of them to San Francisco too.
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Da Python a Ruby o vicerversa

Preludio L’ultima volta che ho provato Ruby è stato nell’aprile del 2005. Avevo sviluppato un paio di progetti di test in RubyOnRails, che allora era già produttivo. Ruby era affascinante, ma la libreria base mi sembrava ancora in stato embrionale … Continue reading
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Being Functional F#

F# is a Microsoft research Language. F# is riding the functional revenge way of the last years. F# is a mixed approach, because some variables can be modified. It borrows a lot of things from Haskell and OCaml  (Wikipedia dixit). … Continue reading
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NoSQL Rocks? We try to understand

At Gioorgi.com we was never a SQL fan. In 2000 we thinked SQL was boring, mostly because sql algebra could be a bit boring. Then we found this book written by one of the father of SQL. Years ago Google and then … Continue reading
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Erlang Book Review

After reading an interesting article on Erlang  and Java interoperability, I have decided to dedicate my spare time to Erlang. O’Reilly has just published a wonderful book on Erlang, so I decided to dive into it.
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