The Core Idea of this Blog is Migrations
This blog, made of writing pieces I published online in various formats since 1996 to today, is the reflection of the various migrations I’ve experienced through my life.
In December 4th, 2005, I published my first blog post about Linux. I wrote it on Ubuntu 5.10 “Breezy” after installing it on my faithful iBook G3. Many years have passed, and I’ve become a full-time Linux user now, having used no other operating system in the past 5 years.
Yup, Still Learning a New Programming Language Every Year
I gave an update on this lifetime activity of mine in 2006, 2007, 2011, and 2013, and here we go for 2023.
Stockholm Syndrome in Software
Developers working for a particular vendor tend to develop a bizarre version of Stockholm syndrome. It’s something I’ve witnessed at least twice in my career.
Cholila is a little town in the province of Chubut in the middle of Argentine Patagonia inhabited by around 2000 souls. It is mainly known for its National Barbecue Festival and because Butch Cassidy lived there for a while.
Seeing Twitter becoming the Muskverse was the last straw that took me to revive the Mastodon account I opened in 2017 and leave Twitter for good.
Reusing Apps Between Teams and Environments Through Containers
This was my speech for the WeAreDevelopers Container Day on February 3rd, 2021. The talk will feature a live demo showing how to build, optimize, and distribute containers to be reused in as many environments as possible, 100% based on the experience of the VSHN team.
Migrating from WordPress to Hugo
I’ve been migrating old blog posts (2004-2014) to this blog lately, and you can find them by clicking the “Next” button at the bottom of the index.
As the taxi rushed away from my old home along Avenida del Libertador, I looked through the rear windshield for one last time.
Migrating from macOS to Linux
This is the story of how, after being a loyal macOS user for 15 years, I decided to start using Linux full-time.
The Developer Guide to Migrate Across Galaxies
This is the presentation I gave at the second App Builders Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, April 25th, 2017.
Still Learning One Language per Year
Quick update about my “one language per year” lifelong initiative:
Learning One New Language Every Year
Here’s an update of the current status of my “one language per year” lifelong initiative:
20 Years Ago
Exactly 20 years ago, on Wednesday February 20th, 1991, my mother and I arrived to Geneva, Switzerland, from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Migrantes de Vicente López
Me acuerdo de una fiesta en lo de Viole (una de tantas, qué se yo), allá por el ‘90, en plena época del Bilingüe (época del Austral, de la hiperinflación, del penal de Codesal, y de otras alegrías).
Migrating iPhone 3.x apps to iPad and iOS 4.0
Right now, creating Universal Applications for the iPod touch, the iPhone and the iPad is not really a straightforward task.
Migration: the Return
Yup, the Migration continues. More and more developers are leaving Microsoft technologies behind, and exploring new grounds.
I came accross this interesting posting on The .NET Addict’s Blog.
A New Programming Language Every Year
Somewhere I read that it was a good thing to learn at least one new programming language every year; I think I have kept up that trend since 1992:
This is my first post from a brand new world.