Johann N. Löfflmann • Informatiker

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News Archive 1995-2014

Date Highlight
Jan 31, 2014 New blog at http://loefflmann.blogspot.de
Mar 11, 2012 Jarfix 2.0.0 has been published
Jan 16, 2011 My private homepage moved from jonelo.de to johann.loefflmann.net
Aug 15, 2010 The Jacksum File Browser Integration Apple Script for Mac OS X's Finder has been published
Aug 14, 2010 The Jacksum File Browser Integration Script for Linux has been made compatible with KDE 4 Konqueror, Dolphin, ROX-Filer and Thunar (Xfce)
Aug 14, 2010 The Jacksum Windows Explorer Integration has been improved
July 18, 2010 The Jacksum Windows Explorer Integration has been made compatible with Windows Vista and Windows 7
June 20, 2010
Duke
"Hello Johann, Congratulations! You have passed the  Sun Certified Developer for the Java 2 Platform certification (SCJD).  You are among the elite 1% of certified Java professionals who have gone on to achieve the  Sun Certified Developer for the Java 2 Platform certification. [...] Regards, The OCP Team."
June 10, 2010 A Nepomuk Song from the 18th Century has been added to the
Who was Nepomuk? page.
June 3, 2010 Today I have released xml-holidays 1.0. The project provides 800 holiday definitions for 31 countries in pure xml. Published under the liberal 3-clause BSD license. You bet, the NumericalChameleon project will benefit from this subproject soon.
March 22, 2010 jarfix 1.2.0 has been released. Jarfix loves to make your Java programs running again.
March 20, 2010 The German computer magazine com! (www.com-magazin.de) has published the NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 in its issue 04/2010 in the section called "Top 10: Die aktuelle Bestenliste", page 80 and on the CD and DVD which is included with the magazin.
Sep 9, 2008 xml-holidays 0.1 has been released, a subproject for the NumericalChameleon
Aug 4, 2008

The German computer magazine c't (www.heise.de) has published the NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 in its issue 17/2008, page 140 and on DVD which is included with the magazin. And the German computer magazine called Computer Bild (www.computerbild.de) has published the
NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 in it's issue 17/2008, page 36 and on the DVD which is included with the magazine.
July 14, 2008

After approx. 10 years of Java experience I finally decided to take the SCJP 6 exam at an Authorized Prometric Testing Center in Munich. Now I can call myself a Sun Certified Programmer for the Java Platform, Standard Edition 6
May 24, 2008

I have updated the USA Travel Tips page again and I have added both new images and new sections to it.
Mar 1, 2008
Face Surprise
While working on the next Jacksum release, I have detected and reported a bug in the Minix's CRC implementation (with a suggestion for a fix of course). Minix is an open source operating system written by Andrew S. Tanenbaum.
Feb 14, 2008 For the BigAl users I have created a Virtualbox machine for stop-and-continue calculation tasks. Instructions how to install Puppy Linux 3.01 on Virtualbox are also available.
Nov 4, 2007 I have created a new document called "How to install Puppy Linux 3.01 on VMware", basically for BigAl users
Oct 26, 2007 jarfix 1.1.0 (with Windows Vista support) has been released
Oct 13, 2007

I have updated my USA Travel Tips page. Not bad, more than 73000 hits over the last 6 years :)
Jun 30, 2007 BigAl 2.4.0 on Puppy Linux 2.16.1 on VMware has been released
Jun 23, 2007 BigAl 2.4.0 has been released!
May 12, 2007 According to seitwert.de, www.jonelo.de has a ranking of 4792/33033 which means that the site is in the upper sixth of all german seitwerted websites.
Feb 25, 2007

A new patch for the NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 has been released
Nov 13, 2006 Sun finally agreed on using the GPL version 2 with the classpath exception as the license for Java! Since most of my programs has been released under the GPL as well, I really love this action from Sun. Read more. Deutsch.

Even the Duke has been open sourced!

Oct 21, 2006 Jarfix got also a small homepage
Oct 8, 2006 Jacksum 1.7.0 File Browser Integration for Windows Explorer on Windows, KDE Konqueror on Linux/Unix and Gnome Nautilus on Linux/Unix has been released and an example script for the Aqua Finder on Apple Mac OS X has been published.
Jul 30, 2006 Jacksum 1.7.0 has been released
Jul 13, 2006 NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 is on the OpenSource DVD 1.0
Jun 1, 2006 The German computer magazine called chip has published the  NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 in it's issue 06/2006, page 215 and on the DVD which is included with the magazine.
Jun 10, 2006 Jacksum File Browser Integration installer for Windows Explorer
Feb 18, 2006 Jacksum File Browser Integration script for KDE Konqueror and Gnome Nautilus available
Feb 8, 2006 My programs are all under the top ten: in Google's rank order, the NumericalChameleon leads the Java Utility List (#1 of all free software entries, #2 of all entries), Jacksum is #3 of all free software, BigAl is #10 of all free software entries
Feb 7, 2006 The NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 has been downloaded more than 27,000 times
Jan 29, 2006 BigAl 2.3.1 released
Jan 15, 2006 The Methusalem applet was not updated for years and has been removed from the Homepage finally
Jan 11, 2006 My Counters are served by statcounter now
Dec 15, 2005 My Guestbook has moved to the spam protected guestbook UltraGuest.
Dec 01, 2005 The German computer magazine called chip has published the  NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 in it's issue 12/2005, page 234 and on the CD respectively the DVD which is included with the magazine.
Nov 13, 2005 Jacksum 1.6.1 has been released
Sep 09, 2005 Jacksum 1.6.0 has been released
Aug 06, 2005 I have filed a feature request for my favorite Java postdevelopment utility called Findbugs (Support source code line numbers)
Jul 29, 2005 The small Windows program called jarfix.exe to restore Java's .jar association has been released
Jun 27, 2005 The German computer magazine called Computer Bild (www.computerbild.de) has published the
NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 in it's issue 14/2005, page 10 and 11 and on the CD respectively the DVD which is included with the magazine. 
Jun 11, 2005 The German computer magazine c't (www.heise.de) has published the NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 in its issue13/2005, page 139 and on DVD which is included with the magazin.
Apr 30, 2005 BigAl 2.3.0 has been released
Mar/April Discussion with rms about free software
Mar 06, 2005 The NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 can also be launched by Java Web Start
Jan 22, 2005 The NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 is on the Open Source CD 2.0
Nov 06, 2004 Jacksum 1.5.1 has been released
Aug 22, 2004 Jacksum 1.5.0 has been released
Aug 05, 2004 The Eclipse plugin called Numerical Gecko 1.0.0 based on NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 has been released on https://sourceforge.net/projects/geckoplugin/. It is an open source project which is done as a workshop at the Tel Aviv University, Israel.
May 16, 2004 NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 has been released
Feb 01, 2004 Jacksum 1.4.0 has been released
Jan 26, 2004 Patch for the NumericalChameleon 1.5.1
Nov 02, 2003 Jacksum 1.3.0 has been released
Jul 02, 2003 NumericalChameleon 1.5.1 and Sugar 1.1.0 released
Jun 15, 2003 Patch for the NumericalChameleon 1.5.0 released
Jun 10, 2003 The NumericalChameleon 1.5.0 is listed on java.net resp. javadesktop.org
Jun 01, 2003 NumericalChameleon 1.5.0 released
Apr 22, 2003 The NumericalChameleon 1.4.0 has been downloaded more than 10,000 times.
Mar 31, 2003 The NumericalChameleon was recommended by the Tages-Anzeiger, Zürich, (http://www.tages-anzeiger.ch), one of the biggest newspaper in switzerland (290,000 copies), page 48
Mar 01, 2003 According to Google's rank order, NumericalChameleon is one of the most famous Open Source Software at the Java Utility List
Feb 16, 2003 Jacksum 1.2.0 released
Jan 19, 2003 Jacksum 1.1.2 released
Dec 24, 2002 Sun Microsystems' Java Swing Sightings Volume 13 at http://java.sun.com mentioned the NumericalChameleon 1.4.0
Dec 04, 2002 In Google's rank order, Jacksum leads the Java Utility List (#1 of all entries)
Dec 02, 2002 NumericalChameleon 1.4.0 released
Nov 07, 2002 Jacksum 1.1.1 released and listed at www.gnu.org
Sep 08, 2002 Jacksum 1.1.0 released
Aug 04, 2002 Methusalem 2.0.1 released
Jul 19, 2002 In the swiss business paper Cash (www.cash.ch); 2002-07-19; page 27; Edition 29 you'll find the article about the NumericalChameleon 1.3.0.
Jul 07, 2002 Jacksum 1.0.0 released
Jun 15, 2002 The German computer magazine c't (www.heise.de) has published the NumericalChameleon 1.3.0 in its issue13/2002, page 148 and on CD ROM which is included with the magazin.
May 01, 2002 The NumericalChameleon 1.3.0 published and listed on www.gnu.org
Sugar 1.0.0 released
Feb 25, 2002 The NumericalChameleon 1.2.0  is hosted on www.sourceforge.net
Feb 23, 2002 BigAl 2.2.0 released
Dec 10, 2001 The NumericalChameleon was mentioned in the Linux in education report #57.
Nov 30, 2001 The NumericalChameleon 1.2.0 is published and listed on www.freshmeat.net
Nov 08, 2001 BigAl 2.1.0a released
Oct 28, 2001 The NumericalChameleon 1.1.0 is published, 
Counter for the webpage
Sep 19, 2001 The NumericalChameleon 1.0.0 is published and listed on dmoz.org
Mar 25, 2001 BigAl 2.1.0 released
Mar 11, 2001 Methusalem 2.0.0 released, BigAl 2.0.0 released
Feb 25, 2001 BigAl 1.0.0 released
Oct 12, 2000 Homepage now at http://www.jonelo.de
1995-2000 Homepage at http://www.fh-landshut.de/~nepomuk