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Felipe Gaucho

Felipe Gaúcho works as senior software engineer at Netcetera AG in Switzerland. He is a well known Brazilian JUG leader and open-source evangelist. Felipe works with Java since its early versions and has plans to keep that Java tradition as it is. When he is not coding, he prefers to listen reggae and travel around with his lovely
wife Alena and his son Rodrigo.

 

Articles

Felipe Gaucho tells Jim Wright about the PUJ (Prêmio Universitário Java) Java User Group Contest
JAXB and JPA can be combined to reduce the boilerplate code of Java EE applications and to optimize the performance of RESTful web services--a flexible solution, which preserves the original domain model while following the JPA, JAXB, and HTTP standards.
The Quaestio module of the java.net Schoolbus project hopes to make it easier for teachers and professors to manage the questions they use on tests, quizzes, and homework. As project contributor Felipe Gaucho explains, hammering out the needs, goals, and concepts of such a system is tricker than...

Weblogs

A lot of excitement these days about the
SUN plan
of releasing part of the Java Technology as
...

Evening at
Lorraine
, a glass of wine and some French cheese, my body relaxes after
a nice bike trip across the
...

One of the most tricky parts to learn Object Orientation is the concept of classification.
The task of separating entities of the real word in groups and then enumerating the
...

The last decade of the XXth century was marked by the HTML advent, from a simple language rendered by the Web Browsers to the standard de...

After several years of comfortable positions in Brazil I'm revisiting
the world of the job hunting. After two months trying job hunting portals
- and tired to re-type my CV in several...

Life is a movement experience... and one more time the destiny gives me a rare privilege of knowing other countries, other cultures. In the next few months I will
live in Nancy / France. My...

Debugging with println is an ancient habit in programming - even
the novice developers know about how fragile is such strategy facing the
robust debugging tools provided by the most...

In the last CEJUG - Café com Tapioca, I introduced Cejug-Classifieds as
a project designed to be a study-case for the J2EE community....

Activities Report #02:

In my new occupation as independent consultant I have visited several companies that produce web applications. Same products, same bugs, including a classical one: the char encoding problem.

Few days ago I was listening a client about the framework his company
was producing for a long time. Tips about the workflow, security and several
other common features of a framework...

Recently I have tried to run Cejug-Classifieds on GlassFish - my first
try was frustrated because the application didn't open even the first
page. And the server console didn't...

Cejug-Classifieds have become popular these days and several new developers have asked about how to configure their development environment.

I´m impressed with the SUN moves these days - first the wonderful news about several products released as free or Open Source licences....

These days I'm finishing another course about Java and JDBC - everything was ok during the course and I decided to deploy the complete sample application to my students through their mailing list...

During a recent debate about Java, Linux and OSS I have observed that some old fears
are still alive and are still avoiding a collaboration between the OSS community
and the Java...

Holiday in Brazil, a good moment to taste crabs aperitifs on the sunny beach and to fix some old issues in the code of my Open Source...

These days I was explaining to a cartoon designer about the need of a logo for my OpenSource projects,
and he asked me about the theme he...

Last week we got a meeting in my JUG and we discussed many ideas about how to enhance the JUG - including several tools we need. The most motivated members...

Few months ago we started two very similar projects in my daylight job. Both projects were WebStart applications based on simple business rules with a lot data validation and a fancy GUI...