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SQLite alter table

SQLite is a small, powerful embedded database. A friend of mine started using it about six years ago. Some years ago it comes also on top of  Python 2.5. It is used inside FileMaker Bento: its ultra customized model is based on … Continue reading
This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series SQLite
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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 … Continue reading
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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 Continue reading
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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 … Continue reading
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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 :)

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pyparsing review

Review of "Getting Started with Pyparsing", Copyright © 2008 O'Reilly Media, Inc.
ISBN: 9780596514235
Released: October 4, 2007

 

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Will Zend slash rubyonrails?

Let the Zend Framework introduce itself as a Borg would do:  "Hi dear RubyOnRails. Hi all. I am the Zend Framework, a small work (about  5 tons of code) done by IBM and Zend to destroy you. You think php … Continue reading
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