I love building products.
I'm an husband, father and geek. I love technology applied to build great products. I spend most of time between family and coding at Spreaker, where I'm currently CTO. I've a wide technical background that ranges from distributed systems to mobile development.
Living in Rimini, Italy.
When you open a new window with
window.open()in Electron, DevTools are closed by default and there’s no key binding to open it. However, you can run the following code in the main window to get the reference to the popup’s
Today I spent some time to compile
ffmpeglibs on Windows. Most documentation out there is not updated to 2015, yet compiling
ffmpegon Windows is pretty easy. If you’re looking for a copy and paste solution, keep reading.
I love semplicity and I love tools that do one job, yet well. Today I had to rename multiple files on Mac, and
renamesaved me a lot of time.
Native App install banners landed in Chrome 44 Beta for Android and will be soon available in the stable version. Native App banners are a new powerful feature that let users to install and switch to your native app, without leaving the browser.
Until yesterday you were able to query Facebook Open Graph to get an user’s image by username. Starting today it’s no longer available, but you can still query it by ID.
If you’re new to Electron (Atom Shell) you will notice that copy and paste (CMD+C / CMD+V on Mac) will not work, both in your app and DevTools. This is due to the lack of the application’s menu with keybindings to the native clipboard.
Umar Hansa is doing an amazing job these days: he created a daily newsletter with DevTools tips, in the form of an animated gif. Here is the my very personal top 5.
Few years ago I released a very simple yet working Statsd client for Node.js and I recently realized that it’s actually pretty used (2,989 downloads in the last month). We, at Spreaker, use it since few years in production and never got an issue.
If you’re building a Mac app with Electron (Atom Shell), you will have to sign it before releasing. Code signature is actually a straightforward process, but it’s very hard to debug in case you run into any error, due to the lack of detailed error messages. In this post I will share my experience.