Just Objects B.V. is the trading name for the software development activities of Just van den Broecke.
Since 1997 Just Objects provides training, consultancy and development services in the area of Object Technology and Java. Since 2005 the main focus is on the domain of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), exclusively using Free and Open Source for Geospatial (FOSS4G). In July 2010, Just Objects B.V. became a member of the OpenGeoGroep, a Dutch consortium of FOSS4G developers.
Just contributes to several Open Source projects and attempts to maintain a Blog and a LinkedIn network. He can also be followed on Twitter.
OSGeo.nl is the new Dutch local language chapter ofOSGeo. Since the OSGeo.nl BoF meeting on December 1, 2011, Just is "kwartiermaker" (trailblazer) of OSGeo.nl. See more info at www.osgeo.nl. Presentations and events:
As in 2009-2011 Just worked and presented at the OSGeo Bolsena Code Sprint 2012. He gave two presentations:
During september 6-10, 2010 Just has attended and presented at the Free and Open Source for Geospatial Software (FOSS4G) Conference in Barcelona. His talk was about implementing INSPIRE with Free and Open Source for Geo (FOSS4G). Slides of this presentation are available as [HTML] or [PDF].
Since 2005 many of Just's projects are based on GeoTracing, a software platform for tracking/tracing and locative media. Below some images/links to various GeoTracing projects/applications. GeoTracing is used as the technical framework for 7Scenes, a mobile platform for location-based gaming and tours co-owned by Just Objects B.V.
With more than 25 years of experience in the software industry of over 8 years in (open source) geospatial technology, Just's main asset is knowledge. In most of his projects he operates as architect/consultant but he does a lot of programming as well. Listed below are his main areas of expertise. See also Just's resume.
Telecommunication, datacommunication, multimedia, process control, geospatial (GIS), banking and finance.
OO development using various methodologies: CRC, Unified Modeling Language (UML), Booch, OMT, Extreme Programming (XP), Scrum. Design Patterns.
Java IDEs (Symantec, Borland, VisualAge, IntelliJ), CORBA (Iona, Visigenic), ODBMS (Object Design International), components (ObjectSpace, ILOG), J2EE application servers (IBM WebSphere, BEA WebLogic, JBoss), CASE Tools (Rational Rose, TogetherJ), most Open Source Geospatial products (MapServer, GeoServer, deegree, OpenLayers, GeoExt, PostGIS).