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06Dec Codebits 2009

Wow, that was something! This past 3 days I was at Codebits. That, I have to say, was one of the best tech conferences I’ve ever been.

02Dec SAPO Codebits

Tomorrow I’ll be heading to Lisbon, attending Codebits, a 3 day conference organized by SAPO. Despite the late inscription, I’ve been accepted and since this is my first year attending, I’m really looking forward to it. The place is looking great, ready to accommodate 3 days of hacking by 600 attendees. You can check the […]

16Dec Porto Linux && Xmas C++

Today, the Porto Linux team joined in a nice Christmas dinner. The event started in the beginning of the afternoon, with some Apache talks. I’ve only joined them later in the evening. The conversation was, indeed, interesting, passing through lots of different subjects, from open-source, education and many, many other! It was a nice dinner, […]

28Nov Coding for Students

Do you love open source? Would you like to learn how to program? Are you a student who’s not yet reached university? Are you aged 13 or above? This is for you! Google’s Higly Open Participation Contest will bring together young developers and open-source. They’ve gathered some great projects, like Apache, GNOME, Python, and many […]

17Nov Android SDK

Google’s now looking after developers to create great applications to the first open handset platform. To motivate developers to download and start playing with the SDK, Google will be offering $10 million among the ones with better applications! Here’s a video showing some of the already built applications . Amazing!

05Sep Silverlight

Microsoft has just released Silverlight, “a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web”. Version 1.0 is ready for download for Windows and Mac, but the final release for Linux is still being developed in a partnership with Novell. What to learn more?