Recently I was in urged to do a web project with the latest and coolest web framework Ruby on Rails.
That's just one line of code grabbed from somewhere:
How often have I read about cool new technologies where, after all, the programmer can now 'fully concentrate on the business logic'.
This meanwhile happens since at least 20 years so I wonder why still anybody does something else than concentrating on the 'business logic'?
When reading http://www.eclipsezone.com/articles/what-is-iadaptable/ I got the impression that certain solutions always come back, are quite universal and independant of domain, language or environment.
I recently got pointed to that link: http://java.dzone.com/news/ant-18-scanning-leaves-171
I read the news with some pleasure reminding me that I still like Ant based builds very much over Maven in many cases.
In my famous company innoQ I currently have the opportunity to work on a real cool tool: Bundle-Bee. It claims to be able to take any OSGi bundle and distribute the computational load to an ad-hoc grid (e.g. all machines in an office) without special setup or configuration.
Do you know that feeling? Something annoys you and you have to tell somebody? This is the bare reason for this blog entry. Don't read it. It is just for me to make me feel better.
TrackIR is a headtracking device that currently is quite popular amongst gamers, especially in the simulation community.
It consists of a small device to be placed on top of the monitor and a prepared base cap with three IR reflecting strips.
JTrackIR is my Java binding.
Are you doing engineering using Java? Or even science? Than you sometimes might need to calculate how objects move under
the impression of forces and torques.