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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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If you follow my blog, you know that I've a bad attitude towards Apple's gear, even though (or just because?) I've been an Apple user for three years now. I've been frustrated by a) lack of...

This morning I've been really surprised when I read the newsletter from Javoxx (former JavaPolis) and learnt that the belgian guys had to change again their name, because even Javoxx was a...

Varun Nischal, one of the fresh new members of the NetBeans Dream Team, is...

jrawio is an ImageI/O plugin for "camera raw" image formats. I've started writing it a few years ago for my Nikon D100, and later...

While aiming at blueMarine 1.0 for the end of the year, the effort is being put not only to stability and performance, but also on cleaning up the APIs in order to have a polished and stable...

This is not a technical post, but a service communication for people that might have contacted me recently.

While I should be officially on vacation since ten days, some job troubles have pursued me for a few days. Nevertheless, working in an enjoyable environment definitely boosts your productivity.

If you have read comments to my previous posts, you should have understood what happened. For people not reading them, I'm posting a recap. For details, please refer to previous posts.

A few days before the summer break, at JUG Genova I was able to attend one of the most amusing meetings of the year.

After fixing my trivial but severe error described in my previous post, other problems occurred with...

When one month ago it has been announced that OpenJDK had been freed by the last encumbrances, I said I was happy: it was really great news, an...

Ok, you haven't read new posts here for some time now.

I've been just notified that the Italian Ministry for the Environment has just introduced a 3D viewer of italian cartography.

Warning, this is an entirely untechnical entry. Read only if you'd like to waste five minutes.

As we all know, corporates such as Sun, Microsoft or Apple are producers - we are consumers....

Rich Sharples is blogging about the fact that IcedTea passed the TCK (via...

I've been using generics for a few years, and I'm happy with them. I'm
aware of the issues related to their design, and I agree that they
could have been made a bit better (but I...

In Bern Italy has just miserably lost the match with Netherlands at the European Football Championship - as usual, on the first official confrontation after it has won something important (such as...

Ibon Urrutia, member of the NetBeans Dream Team, has just uploaded a new video on NetBeans.TV, showing off a product made by a...

JUG Milano has organized a new initiative called JavaFX Circle: it's about studying and trying JavaFX "live". The thing is basically a series of weekly meetings, starting on next Wednesday. In two...

JPA is a very good tool for simplifying the task of performing queries
and updates to a relational database while keeping the Java code as
much object oriented as possibile; but one of...

I usually don't post just links to others' posts, but the thing I supposed to publish tonight is not ready yet - and I think this new support for JavaScript in NetBeans 6.1 is worth of attention:...

Sun has launched the "Student Reviews Contest": it is reserved to
students that are regularly enrolled in an educational institute and
would like to write a review about OpenSolaris or...

The saddest day at the conference is undoubtly friday, when they pack
the pavillion stuff and you perceive that the thing is almost over. For
some reasons, however, friday has been one...

Now I can say, at last, that I'm a JavaOne speaker, really, not only a successful submitter. This...

Well, I really can't express all my feelings in these days - even
because I'm still suffering from the jet lag. My first thought is that
I'm happy to be in San Francisco again, after...

Well, tomorrow morning I'm leaving for San Francisco. There are two
basic reasons for my excitement:

This blueMarine
screenshot has been just taken on Mac OS X. Do you note something
different than usual? Clicking the image you can see the...

Now the scoop is not that we had to wait 1.5 years before it to be available, but the fact that it only supports 64bit Intel processors. No support for 32bit, no support for PPC. Yeah, PPC is dead...

As a follow-up of my href="http://weblogs.java.net/blog/fabriziogiudici/">previous
post, I've cleaned up my benchmark code (the log files have
been reduced in size from...

I'm posting some results from my latest benchmarks on the Metadata
facility of blueMarine - take them with half a pinch of salt, since
I've checked them but not double-checked, sorry...