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Joerg Plewe

Joerg Plewe is a (desktop-) Java developer since 2000 and has been in many areas of IT ranging from embedded programming to bioinformatics and games before. Joerg studied physics and used to work with many languages like C/C++, Forth, Lisp, assembly and others in all kinds of environments. He has four kids, enjoys sports such as cycling, underwater-rugby and flying around in light aircrafts - as aviation is his passion. In 2007 he was honored by being chosen as a founding member of the NetBeans Dreamteam.


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Quick tabbedpane switching w/o sacrifying mnemonics

Posted by herkules on September 8, 2005 at 3:51 AM PDT

Having JTabbedPanes
with many tabs can be awkward concerning keyboard usage.

Pressing F5 all the day.... waiting for NetBeans 4.1

Posted by herkules on April 12, 2005 at 9:53 AM PDT

These days I tend to press F5 in my favorite browser every couple of minutes.

A new DB benchmark in town

Posted by herkules on March 30, 2005 at 5:43 AM PST

Since I've been investigating on persistence recently, I found that performance might be an issue, esp. when thinking about embedded databases.

Will federate databases die out?

Posted by herkules on March 4, 2005 at 8:34 AM PST

These days I'm fooling around with some database technologies.

db4o - persistence made easy

Posted by herkules on February 14, 2005 at 6:00 AM PST

There has been an announcement recently that the db4o database has gone opensource. Db4o? Heard about it, visited the website years ago, remember it looked nice....

The download is small, even smaller is the jar: 320kb - nothing more is needed.

Functional Ant?

Posted by herkules on November 22, 2004 at 1:29 AM PST

Guessing what an Ant project does

Typical Ant projects are designed to deliver a single jar as a result.

µ-architecture - what's that?

Posted by herkules on November 1, 2004 at 9:15 AM PST

When talking about architecture, people think in terms like 1,2,3,4...n-tier, J2EE, client/server, thin vs. thick client. The pieces put together are Oracle vs. DB2, BEA vs. JBoss, Struts, Swing, JSP, JavaFaces, etc.. This is the big picture!
It is obvious that the decisions taken there are extremely important and can loose the battle before it begins.