Utilities like Telnet and remote control programs like Symantec’s PC Anywhere let you execute programs on remote systems, but they can be a pain to set up and require that you install client software on the remote systems that you wish to access. PsExec is a light-weight telnet-replacement that lets you execute processes on other …

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Lettere a mio figlio: libertà

Ciao bimbo mio, mancano approssimativamente 210 giorni prima della tua nascita. Il tuo papà e la tua mamma vorrebbero sapere prima il tuo sesso, più che altro per comperarti un pigiamino del colore giusto, come moda comanda. Non che ci siano molte scelte: se sei maschietto il pigiamino sarà blu, se sarai femmina sarà rosa. Mentre …

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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 buy it, Next Store is a good choice. There are a lot of sites and …

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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

The Valueteam PDFGenerator

Per un importante cliente, abbiamo sviluppato una applicazione chiamata PDFGenerator, che è stata pacchettizzata come un vero e proprio prodotto.
Vediamo come è stato possibile…

Apple as hardware only company

In the last year, "Apple Computer" has changed a bit its focus. First of all, Apple has erased the  word "computer" in the company name. Then,  has shifted its focus on new products like the iPhone. iPhone is a GSM telephone, and so it is quite different product for a computer company. I see a …

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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 uses also Squeak Smalltalk and its done by the core team fo Squeak, is not …

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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 :)