Author Archives: dani

Nokia, Google and Microsoft, without any options in the mobile arena

Google, Microsoft and Nokia have something in common: they had little choice in some of their latest strategic moves in the mobile arena, maybe their biggest moves in a long, long time. Unusual for such giants, eh? Continue reading

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St Wolfgang, Àustria

Menció especial d’aquestes vacances pel racó austríac de St. Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, prop de St. Gilgen. Localització genial totalment recomanable més enllà de les visites més típiques com pot ser Vienna, la zona del Danubi, Salzburg, etc. La manera més … Continue reading

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Templating the OSGi way with Freemarker

After some well-deserved rest the OSGi components on the server series is back with a vengeance and a somewhat independent post. For some background please check the other posts in the series. A common feature of Web applications is the … Continue reading

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Little Big Planet 2!

Els de Media Molecule, com sempre arrasant desde Guilford, UK. Demos impresionants en la roda de premsa de presentació del ‘Little Big Planet 2′ durant l’E3. Els resultats són ben bé espectaculars, com podeu veure. PS: la web oficial de … Continue reading

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Components on the server (6): adding Integration Testing

In this installment of the server-side OSGi series, we add integration testing capabilities to our project. Integration testing goes beyond plain unit testing and checks the interactions between real components. This is in contrast with unit testing, which generally uses … Continue reading

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El manifest – Unlink your feeds

Gràcies al Roger per enllaçar al manifest ‘Unlink your feeds‘, em subscric totalment a la iniciativa. La idea és anar amb molt de compte en enllaçar els posts i updates de microblogging entre els diferents serveis, no sempre és lo … Continue reading

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Flash on iPhone OS: two extra reality checks

Unless you live in a remote and far away place you will have heard of the media impact of Apple’s decision to ban the Adobe Flash to iPhone solution and the various discussions that have ensued. I won’t bother with … Continue reading

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Apple i Google: I això que no eren amics…

Els de Gizmodo ens han regalat una xafarderia un xic inusual… L’Eric Schmidt de Google i el Steve Jobs d’Apple prenent un café en un bar de Palo Alto. I això que teòricament estaven en “peu de guerra“. Serà que … Continue reading

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Firefox for N900 with Flash disabled. Ah, the irony…

From the Firefox for Nokia N900 1.0 release notes themselves, stumbled upon this little gem: Initially, Firefox for N900 does not support browser plug-ins. Due to performance problems using Adobe Flash within Firefox on many websites, especially those with multiple … Continue reading

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El disseny d’interfícies no és cosa de molts

Article boníssim sobre el disseny d’interfícies i l’impacte de qualsevol decisió de disseny sobre l’usabilitat. Ens parla dels compromisos inherents en qualsevol decisió de disseny. També del mal que pot fer el disseny d’aplicacions en un comité on tothom hi … Continue reading

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