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SampleSumo at FITC

A short blog post just to mention that Bram will be attending FITC in Amsterdam tomorrow and tuesday. If you would like to hook up and talk about sound and flash, send an email to bram.dejong at this domain! See you there!

Job for an experienced R&D engineer

For an R&D project expected to start in Q2 2010, SampleSumo will be collaborating with Ghent University. We are currently looking for highly motivated candidates for the following position at DSSP/Ghent University:

experienced R&D engineer in computational music analysis

This position is no longer available.

IntelliJ IDEA goes Flex

This week Jetbrains released IntelliJ IDEA 9.0 which has flex support. We have checked it out, and can already conclude that this is a very strong contender when it comes to Actionscript 3 editing. Superior refactoring, code analysis, flexible source code formatting, plenty of smart code generation functionality, (much) easier to set up than FDT or flexbuilder, quick and superb navigation, .... We are great FDT fans, mainly for the speed advantage when comparing to flexbuilder, but when jetbrains gets rid of some of the relatively harmless infancy ".0" problems we will probably switch. Another interested developer told that if you can prove you are a switcher who comes from another IDE, they'll give you a 25% price cut.

Just like FDT, IDEA does not have a "built in" profiler which is a still an interesting feature in flexbuilder, but I hope to see profilers in other IDE's over the next few years. [Although Joa Ebert tells me: "hey, just roll your own with flash.sampler.*!"]

Tech note: Android ROM flashing

All this information is particular for the Proximus Magic 32A particular, but it will still give you an overview of how the procedure actually works.

Tech note: Git patches and rebasing

So, last Friday while working on Freesound 2, I stumbled upon an interesting problem I need to solve using git. The problem is as follows: say you have a clone of a public git url (for example Now, you're making changes in this repository and at some point you want these changes back into the origin repository.