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Roberto Aloi

Software Engineer and Erlanger. Author of www.tryerlang.org.
Roberto Aloi has written 58 posts for Roberto Aloi

Alternative Fashion Week – London 2010

Here are the photos from the London Alternative Fashion Week in Spitafields.

A Romance in Search (Sicilian version)

Based on the Google’s 2010 ad at the Superbowl, I’ve created a sicilian version of the “romance in search”. Hope you’ll enjoy it :)

Numbered lists in Emacs

Imagine that you’re using Emacs and you have a list of items that you would like to convert into a numbered list. We’re going from: first second third To: 1. first 2. second 3. third Obviously, there are many ways to achieve this, but one is to use the Emacs Keyboard Macro Counter. Put the … Continue reading

When Erlang meets Italy

In the past few days, you might have noticed lot of tweets and noise (or maybe melodies) on the web regarding Erlang and Italy. Since most of the discussions have been performed in Italian, let’s try to summarize here what has just happened. Everything started from a mail from @eolo in the official erlang-questions mailing list, … Continue reading

How to defeat Berlusconi. The definitive guide.

This seems to be one of the biggest political problems, nowadays. I’ll try to provide you an effective strategy on how to defeat your worst enemy in ages. Berlusconi is not a dictator We should be quite clear here. Especially abroad, people believe Berlusconi is governing Italy without having Italian consensus. This is just a … Continue reading

Google Chrome Beta Update Error – Solved

Recently, Google released a new Beta version of its browser Chrome. Well, my installed version of Chrome didn’t detect automatically the update, so I downloaded the latest version from: http://www.google.com/landing/chrome/beta/ Then, when I tried to drag and drop the application into the Applications folder (this will require you to quit from Chrome, if open), Snow … Continue reading

Highcharts PHP Library

What is highcharts-php highcharts-php is a PHP library to interact with the Highcharts JS charting library. What is Highcharts Reading from the official documentation, “Highcharts is a charting library written in pure JavaScript, offering an easy way of adding interactive charts to your web site or web application”. The Highcharts JS libraries are available at: … Continue reading

PHP Mode for Emacs – Flymake

I always find flymake extremely useful when editing code in Emacs. In this period, I’m working a bit with PHP and I’ve immediately thought that enabling flymake for Emacs was indeed a good idea. Well, someone has apparently already thought about it, so everything you need to know about it is explained here. I tried … Continue reading

One year of Roberto Aloi

I registered this blog almost one year ago (even if I started adding posts to it in a more constant way just in August). Now that one year is passed, it’s time to view at the statistics. I passed from 0 to 2.270 visits per month. It’s not a lot, but it is still something. … Continue reading

This blog has got a QR code!

I finally generated a QR barcode for this blog. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, please have a look to this. Otherwise, feel free to copy and spread it :)

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