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Falling Stars: find one-hit wonders on Spotify

Monday, December 29th, 2014

During this summer I got bored from my Spotify playlist and started hunting new songs, the task revealed harder than I thought and I end up coding a small website to achieve my goal.
Falling Stars helps you find one-hit-wonders and create a Spotify playlist out of those songs.


2 print copies of Designing Next Generation Web Projects with CSS3 to give away

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

I’ve two printed copies of Designing Next Generation Web Projects with CSS3 to give away. To be eligible you have to live in US, UK or Europe, if so simply click on this tweet and retweet it using the retweet button before Friday February 1, 2013 17:00 GMT. Winners will be randomly picked from the retweet list and announced on Saturday 2.

Building a company logo using CSS3

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

I’ve recently left my job to found a new company called ‘Comparto Web‘; to showcase some of our CSS3 skills I decided to implement the logo using only HTML elements and taking advantage of some new properties such as transitions and animations.


Copy with Style bundle now available for TextMate 2

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

I’ve always owned a debt of gratitude to Bartosz Blimke and his amazingly simple ‘copy with style’ Textmate bundle which lets you copy and paste chunks of code to external programs (eg: Keynote) while keeping all the syntax highlight working.


Real time twitter data visualization with Processing.js

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Lately I’ve been pretty busy enjoying some real time data visualization examples and demo. To have some data to work with I decided to use Twitter API, in particular I rely on jQuery LiveTwitter plugin by elektronaut; next I built a stack chart like visualization in which every new tweet of a chosen topic is dropped over its language column.


Something I’ve been working on

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

What I did the last two months? I was preparing the HTML5 guide which will be released starting from the next week. Right by now a preview chapter is already available and, if you are interested, you might also want to follow the presentation event, taking place the 28th of february in Rome.

Talking about events, the last saturday there was and I had the pleasure to share a talk with Simone Chiaretta: in just 20 minutes each of us live coded a simple application using his preferred language: Ruby on Rails for me and ASP.NET MVC for Simone. It was a really enlightening experience.

WiPad 0.3, aka: how to handle permalinks

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

I’ve just committed the 0.3 version of WiPad, this new release introduce a new mechanism which helps handle permalinks. Having to deal with a single-file Sencha-based application made me pretty hard to figure out how to re-introduce permalink and give the opportunity to reach a single post using its url.


An iPad plugin theme for wordpress: working alpha

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Update 01/09/2010: WiPad is now published and available on the official WordPress plugin directory.

I’ve started deploying an iPad wordpress theme/plugin based on wptouch and powered by Sencha. Today I’ve reached the first working alpha and so I’ve decided to use it against this blog. You can try out this theme by surfing here with an iPad or a simulator; two screenshots are also available after the jump.


Euruko 2010 and some CSS3 experiments

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

update 14/07/2010: featured my speaker showcase ! Here’s the post !

update 19/06/2010: my speakers showcase gets a dedicated post at euruko2010 official blog from Ela. Thanks guys !

Euruko 2010 is over. It was a great week-end spent among cool people having fun and talking about Ruby. As Matz said “we have a nice community”, and that’s absolutely true. To honor this conference (and to test some CSS3 features ^_^ ) I’ve developed a page showcasing the speakers and their talks. For each of them you may find a short summary and some resources (slide, etc..).


whymca 2010: so good!

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

Just a small post to thanks everyone who took part to whymca 2010 conference. I specially want to thanks people who attend my and Marco‘s talk ‘HTML5 come strumento di sviluppo mobile’. Finally many kudos to all the organizers who managed to set-up this amazing conference.