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Blog Archive for fabriziogiudici during August 2011

My proposal for a Devoxx talk about the powerful Maven Android Plugin, developed by Jayway, has been accepted. Quoting the abstract: Android has got its own "official" build tools, provided by Google. They are good for a quickstart, but what happens when you engage with a larger application? What about your software factory practices, such as Continuous Integration, static...
I tried my first CMS circa 2004, when I created the first website for the blueMarine project. I remember that at the time I searched for a Java-based CMS, but the landscape was almost a desert; so I reverted to a PHP-based product, Mambo. I was really dubious about PHP for many reasons, even though the technology was and is still very popular, because I didn't want to write integration code in...
A few days ago Java 7 has been released and there has been some discussion about a few critical bugs discovered by the Lucene team. As usual, the thing got amplified by some other blogs and media, with titles such as "Don't use Java 7" or "Java 7 is buggy". Well, if you read the details, the point is that some optimizations of Hotspot, now active by default, can lead to a crash or - worse -...