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Here you can find informations about our activities and Open Source software development.


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Open Source support

Our open source services range from feasibility studies and analysis to software development, assistance and training or education.

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Joomla! development

We are working on Joomla! since its birth (to tell you the truth, even before its birth, since at the time Joomla! was called “Mambo”). Our services range from custom components, modules and plugin development to assistance contracts and education. Additionally, we developed and sell online two GPL’d components.

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Web Mapping

WEB GIS of VCO mountain itineraries

Competence and professionality in GIS services We have several years of working experience in this area and we actively participate with code and ideas to many open source projects we widely use (e.g. p.mapper and MapStorer) or just develop our own solutions for our customers. Among the projects publicly available that we have recently realized […]

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Professional technical translations

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With an over ten years lasting experience in professional English to Italian technical translation of Graphical User Interfaces (GUI), user manuals and technical data sheets, we can offer you a high quality service at affordable prices.

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Accessible CMS

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L’accessibilità dei siti web e la legge italiana L’accesibilità dei siti web è diventata obbligatoria per i siti delle pubbliche amministrazioni in seguito alla pubblicazione della Legge 9 gennaio 2004, n. 4 intitolata “Disposizioni per favorire l’accesso dei soggetti disabili agli strumenti informatici”. Cos’è l’accessibilità Per “accessibilità” di una applicazione informatica si intende (fonte: wikipedia): […]

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Latest posts

XML and XSLT accessibility

This article is only available in italian and demonstrates with tests and discussions that the most common automatic accessibility validators do not support XML + XSLT generated documents.

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Learning kivy the easy way

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Last month I started learning  kivy, kivy is an exciting Python framework for building rich interactive applications ready to run on different platforms, currently Linux, Windows, IOS and Android are supported. The framework supports accelerated graphics for smooth transitions and a better user experience, different input methods are also supported making kivy an ideal choice for […]

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LED POV magic with MSP430

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This simple project exploits the Persistence Of Vision (POV) of 8 LEDS connected to a port on the MSP430G2211 MCU, this is the chip I had available but the project should also work on other 14-pin devices of the same family. I’ve built this boards as a New Year’s present for my nephews. Schematics The […]

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openchronos Hello World tutorial

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This short tutorial is about getting started with the development of OpenChronos NG firmware for the eZ430Chronos watch under Ubuntu Linux LTS. This nice development tool in a watch was also described in my previous article:  http://www.itopen.it/2013/11/28/the-hackable-watch-a-wearable-msp430-mcu/. Preparing the development environment Starting the development with OpenCronos NG wasn’t the easiest thing I’ve done recently: most difficult […]

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The hackable watch: a wearable MSP430 MCU

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It’s quite some time now that I started programming with low-cost MSP430 MCUs development kits, I must admit that sometimes I need more RAM and flash but I like this MCU a lot: its advanced clock configuration options, the 16bit Von-Neumann architecture and the low power modes make this MCU an ideal option for battery […]

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Linux lessons at Torre Pellice

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  Sorry, this article is only available in Italian.

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Driving a pair of 7 segments display with MSP430 Energia libraries

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This is my second experiment with Energia LaunchPad boards. This time I wanted to see how difficult could be to adapt for the LaunchPad a program which I originally developed for Arduino. If are interested in how I did setup my Linux box for working with the LaunchPad and the Energia libraries, I’ve described the whole […]

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MSP430 LaunchPad Energia development on Linux

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A new baby is sitting on my desktop: yesterday arrived the MSP430 powered Launchpad development board.  These few notes describe the steps I did to setup a development environment for this board on Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS 64bit. The launchpad board Update: at the beginning of March 2012 TI raised the price of LaunchPad board […]

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