Riccardo Padovani

Changing the world bit by bit

Ubuntu Calculator App Reboot

With the word core apps, we define a collection of apps installed by default on Ubuntu for Phones. I’m involved in their development, mainly in Calculator and Reminders apps.

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Ubuntu Phone seen by my friends

Some days ago OMG!Ubuntu announced the date of the release of first Ubuntu Phone. That night I was in a pub with some friends, so I told them about the release and the price of the phone.

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New blog

Hey all folks, after long time I return to write something about changes I made to my blog, and how I plan to use it in next months.

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Create your first game with Bacon2D

Hi all, after long time I return to write to show you how to create a simple game for Ubuntu for Phones (but also for Android) with Bacon2D.

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How to know proprieties and values of an object in QML

Hi all, few days ago, working on an app for Ubuntu for Phones I needed to know all proprieties and values of an object during the execution of the app. It’s a very easy thing to do, but a bit boring to write the code to debug every time, so I wrote a little function to do this, with formattation of the output.

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Canonical Sprint in Malta

Wow. Just wow.

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One year later...

Lot of things has changed in last year in my life: I changed university, city, I started (and finished) my first course on Coursera, I started to contribute to Ubuntu and to write code, and I achieved the Ubuntu Membership and others fantastic things.

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Farewell Google

After the PRISM scandal and after thinking about how much data I give to Google (and to other company) on a daily basis I choose to take care of my privacy more than before. One of most intrusive abuse of our privacy is our smartphone: it communicates in real time so much data that companies can profile you and know you better than you know yourself.

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Why you should contribute to Ubuntu Touch

I’m going to talk about Ubuntu Touch because is the biggest open-source project in which I’m involved, but the following post is applicable to any open-source project.

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I'm here too

Hello world, It is with great pleasure that I open my first personal website and my first blog; first, let me introduce myself: I’m Riccardo, 20 years old from Italy and I’m passionate about technology, which for now I contribute for passion and I hope one day can become a job.

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