The last week I was on vacation and I used the time to study a new technology (things that nowadays I don’t have time to do in daily life).
I decided to migrate my wife’s website (for those who don’t know, my wife is the very famous brazilian singer Daniella Alcarpe, known also as @cantora).
The website is quite simple and easy to develop. Actually, there is no rocket science at all in everything I did. But I had a lot of fun and I learn a lot of things. This post cannot be used as a complete migration plan for those who want to migrate from Rails to Play, but it will give you an idea of the work you will have. Basically, you will have to re-write everything from scratch… 🙂 or almost this…
Sexta-feira dessa semana acontecerá o Oxente Rails, o maior evento de Rails do Nordeste do Brasil. O evento será em Natal e terá a presença de pessoas importantíssimas da comunidade Rails, não só do Brasil, mas do mundo todo. Veja a lista de palestrantes. Alguns deles são: David Hanson (criador do Rails), Fábio Akita (evangelista de Rails no Brasil), Vinicius Teles da ImproveIT, Fabio Kung. A abertura do evento será feita pelo Aldinho (irmão de Elomar). Com certeza esse será um dos grandes eventos do ano.
This weekend I was working at the first Random Hack of Kindess mundial edition. There were 4 people in our team and we worked on a project called Urban Fact (Fato Urbano in Portuguese). The main idea of this project is to emphasize GOOD orBAD facts in your city. If you see someone throwing the garbage over the streets, just take a picture and post it on twitter using #urbanfact hashtag (or #fatourbano). This picture automatically goes to the project website, where people can vote, comment and share with friends.
Jango.com is one of the most incredible on-line radios I know and some time ago I decided to put Daniella Alcarpe songs on this site. Jango has many things that make artists life happier and easier: you pay Jango to play your songs to people who probably will like your song. For example, Daniella sings Brazilian Bossa Music, so in Jango I choosed to play her songs just for people who like this kind of music, people who listen to João Gilberto, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque and so on.
After songs starts playing, the artist starts to get fans. And they really come! With just 2 months of Jango, Daniella has almost 400 new fans, from all over the world.