Five major roadblocks to (usable) open data

Five major roadblocks to (usable) open data

Open data: are we there yet?. This was the title of a personal reflection on the present and future of open data, published in the blog of the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute. There, I argued that while the number of open data resources keeps growing at a fast...
New online code editors and cloud-based IDEs

New online code editors and cloud-based IDEs

I typically use 3 different computers (home, office and travel). A good online IDE (Integrated Development Environment) would be really useful to avoid reinstalling and configuring all the editors and libraries and plugins and … I use in every computer....
Time tracking tools for your coding tasks

Time tracking tools for your coding tasks

I’m looking for a tool able to automatically track the time I spend coding. A plus if it detects also the programming language I’m coding in (even if it’s a simple approach based on looking at the file extension instead of something more accurate...
Git on the go with these mobile apps for Git (and GitHub)

Git on the go with these mobile apps for Git (and GitHub)

I wanted to take a look at the mobile apps available to manage my Git repositories and GitHub projects. I was expecting to find just a couple of options but, to my surprise, there are dozens of apps that claim to be your ideal solution when you need to access git or...