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Jacopo Scazzosi

Developer, growing entrepreneur. Web guy. @jacoscaz

There's a Lemur playing with my browser!

An experiment in controlling a browser-based synth powered by the Web Audio API with Lemur and OSC, using Node.js to bridge the gaps and provide bidirectional iPad-browser feedback.

Of all the ways to keep sharp in this amazingly vast and complex technological world we live in, I find cross-domain technological integration - which is a funny name for what is really nothing more than playing Lego© with all kinds of different technologies - to be the most effective, fun and satisfying by a good margin.

That's why . . .

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January 05, 2015

Intentions for 2015

Tidy, but not excessively so

I've always been wary of written resolutions. I guess I still am, in a way. I've always had a tendency to expand horizontally - explore new places, learn new things, practice new disciplines. This, particularly as a child, often left little space for vertical specialisation and long-term commitment to just a few causes. We can only . . .

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January 03, 2015

On ES6 generators and the incongruity of yield-based control flow in Node.js

I really don't get it, fellow Noders.

I have been doing quite a fair bit of reading about and experimenting with ES6 generators, lately, and I find myself disagreeing with a big part of the Node.js community for the first time. In fact, while I do have grown rather fond of their lazy-evaluation capabilities, I just can't understand why would anyone want to use generators for . . .

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September 05, 2014

The start of something beautiful

Thoughts on myself, what lies ahead and Silvrback

How many "first post" have I written? How many times have I (re-)started a blog? Embarrassingly many. So many that I've lost count. As a young consultant developer running his own business, some might say that I should have settled down long ago.

Truth is, blogging has always been halfway between something I felt like I had to do . . .

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May 04, 2014

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