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… Read more ›
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… Read more ›
iPhone Open Application Development
By Jonathan A. Zdziarski
First Edition March 2008
ISBN 10: 0-596-51855-2 | ISBN 13: 9780596518554 Read more ›
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… Read more ›
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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Review of "Getting Started with Pyparsing", Copyright © 2008 O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Released: October 4, 2007
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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… Read more ›
Sometimes I need to build a small script to delete a huge set of tables of a schema. In Oracle is easy to do it, using the meta tables "all_tables", "all_views", and "all_sequences":
select 'drop table ' || table_name || ' cascade constraints;' <br /> from all_tables where owner='protoss' and table_name not like 'BIN%';<br /><br />select 'drop view ' || view_name || ' ;' <br /> from all_views where owner='zerg' ;<br /> <br /> select 'drop sequence ' || sequence_name || ' ;' <br /> from all_sequences where sequence_owner='spacemarine' ;
The "BIN%" table are special temp… Read more ›
Is it amazing things you can do with a simple Bourne Again Shell (bash). I have just discovered you can open socket using a small redirection syntax, and emulate small checks you normally do with curl or wget. The bash… Read more ›
Software trends is a new set of small article I will write.
In this small pices I will sketch out the trends of the Software Industry related to web developmenet.
Let’s give a look at the October 2006 Read more ›