Archive for July, 2006



JUG members having a drink. From left: Bruno Bossola, Marcello Teodori, Renzo Borgatti, Antonio Terreno, me. I’ve just finished to write a summary about the JavaDay on the JUG Torino Wiki. It’s only in Italian, sorry, but a nice English report can be found on Renzo Borgatti’s blog, that has passed this day with me […]

Linux From Scratch

I spent some time playing with Linux From Scratch, installing it in a QEMU box. The idea was to create a tiny and optimized Linux distro to setup some virtual machines for several purposes. While it is surely a valuable educational experience it’s also time consuming, error-prone, and a not much rewarding work. I finally […]

Too sleepy now to write anything about today. A picture is worth a thousand words (I hope). Uhm… just one thing: Greg speech was amazing! Nevermore without Maven and Jetty! Update: more photos.

Ubuntu 6.06 running on Qemu (Windows Host) I like the idea of "Virtual Appliances" that can be ran with VMWare Player. Therefore I had some playing with VMWare Server to try building a "runtime environment" for J2EE applications. Maybe because it's still in beta, I failed setting up a working system getting several strange errors […]

Torino is the first date for the Italian JavaDay ‘06: the technical conference dedicated to Java and organized by Italian Java User Groups, Java Italian Portal, and Java Italian Association. JavaDay is a roadshow that will touch several cities in the whole Italian country, bringing Java to places where usually are not included in big […]

If you use a lot the command line shell you may like to have a “Run Command Prompt from this folder/drive” context menu on explorer: How to do that? Registry hacking: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\CMDShortcut] @=”Run Command Prompt from this folder” [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\CMDShortcut\command] @=”C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\cmd.exe /k cd \”%1\”” [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell\CMDShortcut] @=”Run Command Prompt from this drive” […]




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