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Database-oriented Strategy configuration

This article describes a way of implementing Strategy design pattern using a database-based runtime configuration. The approach allows to dynamically (re)configure class behavior without requiring code-based rearrangements.

Refactor data checking to cleaner implementation

Very often you find yourself in situations where you need to make your data pass some kind of checks or filters before doing something with them. This post shows how to make a first attempt approach better and cleaner

Create LazyCollection from API resource

Laravel 6 introduced the LazyCollection, a different kind of collection which exploits php generators to save memory usage. While data fetching from database is natively managed by eloquent, Web API-based data fetching is not provided. This article describes how to use a paginated api endpoint to fetch data to a LazyCollection instance.

I am Roberto Gallea. I was born on 19 February 1983 in Palermo, Italy. I still live in Palermo, where I am married to Renata.

I am a PhD in computer science working at the University of Palermo, Italy. I am involved in all kinds of technical stuff, both software and hardware, applied to several fields, such as data science, multimedia, electronics, computer vision, digital arts and others.

I am also passionate about woodwork. I like to embed technology into traditional designs.

I like to collaborate with (digital) artists for achieving unique performances based on movement.

I also organized TEDxCarini and TEDxOretoRiver, independent TEDx events in my local community.