Who I am...
My name is Nicola Fragale, I am a Software Engineer graduated at "Federico II" University of Naples, with a dissertation on Linux embedded systems with the title: "Realizzazione di un sistema Linux embedded per applicazioni critiche". (Implementation of a Linux embedded system for critical applications)
From November 2011 I am working for 0Infinito, a dinamic sofware house, as senior software engineer. I am working on Android framework. I have implemented three probes (Java and native (ndk) c/c++ code) for Android Telecom Italia's mobile devices
From June 2011 to November 2011, I was consultant for Stato Maggiore della Difesa, Comando Interforze C4
From november 2009 to June 2011 I worked as consultant for Selex-SI, on CARDAMOM. CARDAMOM is an enterprise middleware for next generation mission and safety critical systems which is being developed by Seles-SI and THALES. It will supporting next generation Air Traffic Control, Combat Management, and Airborne systems.
From 2008 to 2009 I worked as consultant for MBDA missile system, in IRAD (Internal Research And Development). MBDA is a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with over 10,000 employees in France, United Kingdom, Italy and Germany. In IRAD, I was included in the team that deals with the implementation of the Finmeccanica's Linux distribution, a Gentoo derived Linux distribution. I worked especially on the setup/install procedure. I was also involved in manteinance and updating the kickstarts of some projects and with the installation/administration of those projects.
From 2001 I am collaborating with the FSF, developing an address book manager, Rubrica. I have developed two GTK+ applications released under the term of GNU GPL, Rubrica and Dispatcher.
Here is a brief descriptions of those softwares, implemented in C, they uses GTK+ (glib, gobject), XML.
- Rubrica is an addressbook manager for the GNOME Environment, and is available for all major GNU/Linux distributions. Rubrica was my software laboratory, where I tested each new technology I learned (Software engineering's principles, UML, GTK+, Glib, Gobject, XML/XSLT, OOP, rpm packaging and spec files, libraries and plugins (shared object) building, autotools (automake, autoconf, libtool), Subversion, CSV and VCard file format,...).
Rubrica has been reviewed by some Linux Magazines (Linux Magazine n° 17 2002, Linux Journal Japan n°5 may 2003, the Italian Linux Pro n° 47 december 2006, Linux Pro Magazine n°83 2007). It Has been reviewed by Eugenia Loli-Queru on Gnome Desktop and by the Linux Magazin Online.
From december 2001 to agoust 2003, I have collaborated with the Pluto Journal, first as columnist, writing some articles on GTK+/GNOME programming (pluto journal's numbers: 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39) and then, from n° 36 (april 2002), as redactor too.
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