April 25, 2018
In the vast offering for online training and education it appeared a couple of days ago an app by Google called Grasshopper that is worth knowing for its mobile-first approach and its good usability.
September 02, 2015
I was monitoring this course since a long time and finally it seems it’s gonna happen: Duolingo Russian is finally coming! 98% of the course is ready and Duolingo expects it to be launched on the 10th of September. While Duolingo it may be a “simple” language course, compared to other solutions around, its wonderful interface has proved to be terrific especially for “exotic” languages. I’ll test it as soon as it comes out!
July 31, 2015
For a recent project I was looking into Passport Numbers and the, apparently, impossibility to validate them. From there I played with MRTDs or Machine Readable Travel Documents and passports are nowadays one of those, making the customs procedures faster ( unless you land in Miami, then it’s going to be a mess anyway ).
June 15, 2015
Google is your friend and Internet the place where you can find pretty much an answer for every question you ever had. Too bad it’s not always the good one (or not the one you were looking for…).
May 29, 2015
While working on a internet and intranet website with detailed description of cities around the world, I faced difficulties in the encoding and decoding of Unicode data. SQL Server can store Unicode data with the nvarchar data type, but encoding and decoding a string into real Unicode is a bit less straightforward than it may seem.