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Fabrizio Giudici

Fabrizio Giudici is a Senior Java Architect with a long Java experience in the industrial field. He runs Tidalwave, his own consultancy company, and has contributed to Java success stories in a number of fields, including Formula One. Fabrizio often appears as a speaker at international Java conferences such as JavaOne and Devoxx and is member of  JUG Milano and the NetBeans Dream Team.


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Setting properties for JUnit testing and NetBeans

Posted by fabriziogiudici on January 31, 2007 at 4:48 PM PST

Keeping an old habit since the old times of C/C++ development and Makefile, mostly under Unix, I usually set environment variables to specify some properties that should be available during compiling or testing.

God bless the tools that support well your process

Posted by fabriziogiudici on January 24, 2007 at 3:17 PM PST

Well, my last blog post was about the Rio plugin of Mistral, and ended with an open (and expected) problem related to performance - something that I thought I'd have addressed in the next post.

I swear, I don't want to talk about Java 7 language in details...

Posted by fabriziogiudici on January 11, 2007 at 3:36 PM PST

... but most of the replies to my previous post "Where are we going?" (also at TheServerSide follow-up) ended up talking about closures etc. It sounds like nowadays it's inavoidable to talk about code and syntax. Too bad.

Where are we going? (warning: rants ahead)

Posted by fabriziogiudici on January 8, 2007 at 3:38 AM PST

I returned from JavaPolis with a bag of mixed feelings.

Two meetings in a month at JUG Milano

Posted by fabriziogiudici on January 7, 2007 at 7:30 AM PST

*** edited to add: please be aware that Jan 11 meeting has been cancelled ***

January 2007 is a special month at JUG Milano: we will have two guests in a week, and two very important guests: Dennis Reedy and Jonas Boner.

Crossing the Apache River

Posted by fabriziogiudici on January 3, 2007 at 4:08 PM PST

Frank Sommers at Artima tells us that it's official, the Apache Foundation accepted Sun's Jini contribution.

Blog tagged

Posted by fabriziogiudici on December 31, 2006 at 5:03 AM PST

Looks like I've been tagged by Geva Perry - BTW I have to thank him since he pointed out how the game started, I was really curious about it.

Well, I'm an old bear, but since today is the last day of the year I'll make an exception and play the game.

Clustering with Rio

Posted by fabriziogiudici on December 21, 2006 at 6:05 AM PST

After the BoF at JavaPolis (where the demo failed for some stupid connection problem in spite of the fact that half an hour earlier my setup was perfectly ok) and another code reorganization, we can talk about the Rio plugin for Mistral, which enables

Learn about Mistral and Pleiades at JavaPolis

Posted by fabriziogiudici on December 8, 2006 at 9:29 AM PST

Unfortunately in these days I don't have much time for blogging. Work is going on and we're optimizing the code for the Sun Grid in order to take advantage of the shared file system and to avoid serializing all the images through the network.

Successful landing on the Sun Grid

Posted by fabriziogiudici on November 29, 2006 at 4:34 PM PST

Unfortunately in these days I'm pretty busy and I don't have the time for extensively blogging - but I'm happy to say that Mistral, the imaging engine designed for extreme scalability from the multi-core up to the Grid, has been run successfully for the first time on the Sun Grid.