QConSP 2013

Yesterday I spoke at QConSP about Hosting Dynamic Languages and Apps on the JVM. I’m super glad that my cold/sore throat let me talk without bigger issues (go figure why on earth I’ve managed to get sick very close to the event’s date - damn you murphy’s law). Check the slides and some photos. Feel…

the release

Sometimes it’s kinda awkward how you can get to places you would never imagine going. This happened to me too, and my life was profoundly changed by this. This all began when I was passing through very difficult times on my life, both personally and professionally - which led to a constant depressive state. After…

let’s build a game!

So, after being inspired by this article, I’ve decided to invite my 8yo old son to build a game. He not only loved the idea but jumped straight on drawing all sorts of blueprints for the game: As it was clear it would be a sidescroller and since I’m a doofus when it comes to…

AeroGear 1.0.0.M5 released

We’ve just released the next milestone of AeroGear, 1.0.0.M5. In this release we’ve landed several features, and a bunch of new stuff: aerogear-controller 1.0.0.Alpha released aerogear.js 1.0.0.Alpha released, and a companion demo app using it (sources) we started the integration with PicketBox and DeltaSpike for the demo app a shiny-new site is in the oven,…

aerogear controller 1.0.0.Alpha is out!

…aaaaand aerogear-controller-1.0.0.Alpha is out! After talking and thinking about how to back mobile apps with java, it’s time to start moving towards making thoughts concrete and shipping it! aerogear-controller? aerogear-controller is a really thin and lightweight mvc controller, inspired by sinatra and ruby on rails ideas, but at the same time fully leveraging all the…

backing mobile web apps with java?

My latest task at AeroGear team was to do some research on how could we improve the Java server-side support for mobile web apps, but how different is a mobile web app from a normal web app? Knowing that it would be impossible to cover all the scenarios, I picked one and started digging. single-page…

new jitescript release is out!

Finally, after more than 6 months, jitescript gets a shiny new release! jitescript? Jitescript is an API for generating java bytecode. Yeah, the output is scary at best. Bytes, 0xCAFEBABE, you know, weird stuff. My main motivation to write it came when I discovered @headius’ bitescript. main do ldc "Hello, world!" aprintln returnvoid end Whoa,…