Tag Archives: ideas

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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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: http://research.swtch.com/sparse This is the story of a clever trick that’s been around for at least 35 … Continue reading
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Your Emacs Virtual Box Recipe

!UPDATED! Okey I love emacs, you are allowed to say I am a nerd. But I use emacs. So I could solve your problems with a Ctrl-Alt-x kung fu combination, involving yoga-like finger movements. So do not mess with me… … Continue reading
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Node.js is gaining traction

Node.js is a Javascript application server based on Google V8 Javascript Engine. Node.js has a very good package manager these days, with a bunch of libraries on it. So it is the new buzz.
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Automatically refresh your user’s Session behind the scenes using jQuery and Asp.Net

Sometimes, a client-based refresh of the session is the only viable option. Anyway, we must define this a “bad idea”, because you can end up stuffing even more problems on your architecture… Now this is something that may or may … Continue reading
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