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Gregg Sporar

Gregg Sporar has been a software developer for over twenty years, working on projects ranging from control software for a burglar alarm to 3D graphical user interfaces. He has been using Java since 1998 and his interests include user interfaces, development tools, and performance profiling. He worked as a Technology Evangelist for several years at Sun Microsystems and is currently a Senior Product Manager at Smart Bear Software.


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JavaOne Has Not Started Yet

Posted by gsporar on May 14, 2006 at 7:07 PM PDT


I never expected the weather in San Francisco to be so
nice and warm at this time of year. But it has been a
beautiful blue-sky day.

Memory Leak Geek

Posted by gsporar on May 4, 2006 at 6:48 PM PDT

I was going to call this entry "I Have a Memory Leak Fetish," but
that just sounded too weird.... :-)

NetBeans Flash Demos: The Lost Episode

Posted by gsporar on April 26, 2006 at 3:21 PM PDT

Starting late last year and into the early part of this year I spent quite
a bit of time helping out on modifying Sun's Java training courses
so that
they use the NetBeans IDE.

Watch Those Icons Closely

Posted by gsporar on April 25, 2006 at 7:00 AM PDT


in Geertjan's
he covered some of the finer points of "branding"
an application that is built on the
NetBeans Platform

Too Much To See

Posted by gsporar on April 20, 2006 at 6:47 PM PDT

This came in an email from the JavaOne folks last week:

Field Guide, Take 2

Posted by gsporar on April 18, 2006 at 6:49 PM PDT

The NetBeans IDE Field Guide
was published last year right after
version 4.1
of the NetBeans IDE
was released.


Posted by gsporar on April 13, 2006 at 7:38 PM PDT

Yet Another Blog About How Easy It
Is To Write Plug-in Modules For NetBeans.
If you are tired of reading about how easy it is to create plug-in modules for NetBeans,
then do not read this blog entry.

More Info About the Profiler

Posted by gsporar on April 13, 2006 at 12:08 PM PDT

For regular readers of this blog, the
NetBeans Profiler
is old news. But that
does not mean the Profiler is sitting still.

About that trust store ...

Posted by gsporar on April 6, 2006 at 12:08 PM PDT

A long time ago I wrote a blog entry called About that proxy server that discussed how to modify the settings on the application server's JVM in order to go through a proxy server to call a web service.

Three Cities, Three Questions

Posted by gsporar on March 26, 2006 at 5:03 PM PST

In the first three weeks of March I visited three different cities:
Houston, London, and Madrid. The software developers I spoke with
ran the gamut.