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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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FlyingGuns is a game as well as a demo for a technology created for distributed simulations that can be found in applications of various fields where data has to be distributed at high rates.

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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...

When reading http://www.eclipsezone.com/articles/what-is-iadaptable/ I got the impression that certain solutions always come...

I recently got pointed to that link: http://java.dzone.com/news/ant-18-scanning-leaves-171

I read the news with...

In my famous company innoQ I currently have the opportunity to work on a real cool tool: Bundle-Bee. It...

Happy New Year folks!

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...

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.

The NetBeans source code editor is not known the be the ultimate one these days. From what I heard and saw, IDEA seems to be #1 in this respect today.

My current project is something with C on Linux. This is no fun, believe me. Especially when you are used to the rich development environment in the Java world.

What do we have on Linux? vi...

Recently I reviewed my blogs access statistics and was quite puzzled why my latest blog about 3D cloud...

Groovy is a cool language and I'd like to use it. But how to?




Whenever I start editing a Groovy script with...

There are many discussions around: which is the best IDE?
From my current point of view: take any of these and be happy! Really.

I mentioned the lightweight OODB db4o in some...

Many apps require a 'close' icon on a tab of a JTabbedPane. The solutions I've seen so far all require manipulation of the L&F classes which can be considered bad in many respects....

Surprise, surprise! L&Fs today don't just look nice. Some add new features to the GUI:




When I started the daily build of ...

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

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

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

There has been an announcement recently that the db4o database has...

Guessing what an Ant project does

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

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...