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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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At the latest IDE Showdown conducted at JUG Cologne one of the demos showed...

In the past months, there have been several blog posts about the status of Java 6 on Mac OS X, mainly dealing with the complete lack of information about Apple's plans.

For interested people that couldn't attend Jazoon, I'm posting the slides...

Now that the Jazoon conference is over since a few days, I think I can post a balanced opinion about it (BTW, you can also read what...

Thanks to my friend Marcello Teodori, I've discovered ScribeFire. It's a Firefox...

I still need some time to get to a comprehensive evaluation about Jazoon, so I will talk about the conference in general after the event is over.

And today I was finally able to attend my first NetBeans day, in Zurich!.

Just a quick reminder: european developers should not forget the NetBeans Day in Zurich, next Saturday. It's a FREE...

In the latest week I've written a few times about the world of Java imaging. I've anticipated one of my points, that is we lack an "unified community" dedicated to imaging Java programmers, which...

Google Gears is a new piece of technology from Google which, in few words, extends your browser with a local database (SQLite) and a JavaScript API that...

I've previously said that I'm working with NASA World Wind for Java (also check out...

When your application becomes large, and it starts requiring a non-neglectable compilation time, it's high time you profiled your environment.

Now, compiling blueMarine on my MacBook Pro...

Paul Buchheit criticized Java imaging APIs as they require "closer to 100 lines of Java" just to do a simple image...

The news is circulating since a few days, but I was suprised to not see discussions about it but in a few forums.

(the title of this blog is related to the one of my previous post...)

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I don't know whether the expression "Buridan's Donkey" has the same meaning in english as in italian (I've just recenly discovered that the latin "qui(d) pro quo" has nowadays...

A few days ago I blogged about the way we can now deliver a more robust .deb installation of our...

Well, everybody is now thinking of JavaOne, and a lot of people are already in San Francisco. Too bad this year I'm not able to go there, again. But there are other conferences on the horizon.

So the big news of the previous week was the availability of Java packages with the latest Ubuntu 7.04 (Faisty Fawn).

About half an hour ago somebody called me at the phone, presumably from a english-speaking country (can't tell because the calling number was masked). For sure he wasn't any of my known foreign...

I've just read David's blog about the pleasure of staying in a low-tech contest. He contrasted Mexico with "...

I was happy to see that Slav Boleslawski's article about a specialized component for rendering photos made its...

When you are forced to stop or slow down, as I'm being forced to due to my illness still evolving slowly, you have more time to spend just thinking (yep, this is just a try to catch the good in...

Still apologizing for writing just a few lines - but at the time I can't do more - I'd just like to point out this...

Well, this year hasn't started well from a certain perspective. The job is ok, I'm doing interesting things, others are on the horizon, but I've experienced a sequence of small but annoying health...

Whether you're an agilist or not, you should be aware that automated testing is one of the key factors for the success of your projects.

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...

Well, my last blog post was about the Rio plugin of Mistral, and ended with an open (and expected)...

... but most of the replies to my previous post "Where are we going?" (also at...