new challenge ahead

After more than 3 years helping the AeroGear project, I felt it was time for me to move on. One of the great things about working for Red Hat is that the probability of finding something interesting inside the company for you to do is ultra high, and it wasn’t different for me. After doing…

QCon Rio 2014 – JVM inception

Yesterday I’ve had the honor to present at QCon Rio. Thanks to all who tried to survive the post-lunch drowsiness of a crazy guy wearing a johnny-five tee and talking compiler stuff 😛 During the talk I’ve dropped some book references: Engineering a Compiler, Second Edition: This is the proper replacement for the “Dragon Book”…

My Pull-Request Workflow!

One of the common tasks of the opensource project maintainer role is dealing with pull requests. You won’t see me clicking that awful green button at GitHub’s web ui. NEVER. I think reviewing contributions is something that needs to be taken seriously and the best way of giving it the due importance is to actually…

Broccoli Wrap-Up!

On our last post we were talking about more ways to improve your build process with broccoli, how about ending this blog series with a rant? 😛 the complexity paradox Well, there I said it. Complex. With this comment we go full circle back to where we started. Talking about trying to learn ember. Don’t…

Broccoli Tastes Good!

On our last post we were talking about the broccoli-static-compiler. One of the things I didn’t mention was that you need to narrow down your file selections better. Web Performance It’s no news that if you want any Web Page or Web App to load fast, preprocessing files is a must. This is where broccoli…

Broccoli is good for you!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about Ember. The main complaint I have about it is that the learning curve is emacs-like steep: Since I’m pretty stubborn, I kept poking at it and trying to dissect parts of it to get a proper grasp of what is going on under the hood.…

AgileVale 2013 – open source?

Last friday I’ve had the opportunity of speaking at AgileVale 2013, an agile development methodologies and software engineering regional conference. You can find some nice photos here. I’d like to thank Robson for the invitation! I really love this conference because the organizers have a long track record of doing community events right. Btw, don’t…