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Apple – iPad: la vera strategia

C’è stata molta eccitazione intorno alla presentazione dell’iPad da parte della Apple. Il prodotto finale risulta una specie di “iPhone più grosso”, con funzionalità simili al Kindle di Amazon, che ovviamente consta circa 200 dollari di meno. E allora dove sta la novità, la geniale lungimiranza di Steve Jobs? In realtà l’iPad è un passo …

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Producing Open Source Software

Some times ago I have the lucky to read  “Producing Open Source Software“: […] a book about the human side of open source development. It describes how successful projects operate, the expectations of users and developers, and the culture of free software. The book is released under an open copyright: it is available in bookstores …

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Dynamic languages troubles

I have read http://www.manageability.org/blog/stuff/chandler-failure and I think it is very danger way of exposing concepts.

In the article pointed out, the quite dead Chandler project is compared to the multi-billion Eclipse project. And then a too easy analysis is done against dynamic languages, where Java is the absolute winner.

I will try to fix some of the things said there, and to add also my two cents here :)