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Lucas Torri

Lucas Torri is a Brazilian software developer of a digital convergence company called Praesto Convergence, where he's worked with Java ME since 2005. He studies Computer Science at Federal University of Santa Catarina and is one of the owners of the Marge Project ( Besides Java related stuff, likes to read things about smart environments and to watch his favorite soccer team playing: Grêmio FBPA.


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I'm back from JavaOne 2008 and it was great!

Posted by lucastorri on May 16, 2008 at 10:24 AM PDT

Hello again everybody.

New project Marge version! I'm not kidding...

Posted by lucastorri on April 1, 2008 at 10:49 AM PDT

Today, we are proud to announce a new version of the project Marge!

[Time for thinking...]

Yeah, that's true! This is not an april 1st joke :)

We have been working for the last month in new features in marge-core, the framework itself, and also in a new version of Bluechat.

ZFS, Indiana, VirtualBox and a bunch of memory sticks

Posted by lucastorri on March 30, 2008 at 9:57 PM PDT

After installing Solaris in my machine, I'm trying to learn more about ZFS, that, in the words found at OpenSolaris website, "is a new kind of file system that provides simple administration, transactional semantics, end-to-end data integrity, and immense

Tri-Boot System: Linux, Solaris and Windows

Posted by lucastorri on March 18, 2008 at 7:52 AM PDT

I just finished to setup my laptop with a Tri-Boot System with Ubuntu Linux, Solaris 10 and Windows Vista. Here are some tricks I discovered during this process.

I passed SCJA ;)

Posted by lucastorri on March 12, 2008 at 11:59 AM PDT

Good news. Yesterday I took the Sun Certified Java Associate exam and passed! Now, I would like to share this experience with you...

First, to get prepared for the exam, I started reading some material about it's content that I found at the Internet.

GUJavaSC new website

Posted by lucastorri on February 18, 2008 at 9:11 AM PST

The last couple weeks we've been working in the new website from the "Grupo de Usuários Java de Santa Catarina" our local Java User Group from the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Sun SPOT more Open Source than ever

Posted by lucastorri on January 30, 2008 at 8:33 AM PST

After releasing the Squawk VM as Open Source, Sun announced yesterday that has open sourced the SPOT libraries as well, under GPLv2. SPOTs are small, Java-based, wireless devices developed at Sun Labs.

NetBeans 6 T-shirt

Posted by lucastorri on January 17, 2008 at 10:26 AM PST

September of last year I participated in a Contest at the website, where the participants should share some photos or videos about the place where they live, work, etc. I created a entry about the city I live, Florianópolis.

RFID tags to tell a washer/dryer how to wash clothes

Posted by lucastorri on January 10, 2008 at 10:17 AM PST

This is great! Technology to help us with domestic tasks. Designer Samgmin Bae has designed the clothTag, an RFID tag that could communicate with RFID enabled washers, dryers, irons, presses, and dry cleaning equipment, adjusting all settings automatically.

Adding a Humidity Sensor to Sun SPOT

Posted by lucastorri on January 8, 2008 at 9:02 AM PST

Happy new year for everybody!

Last month I got a Sun SPOT from a friend that came back from US and I can say that the kit is very cool.