We are never afraid of trying something new, and are always looking out for new technologies.


Modularity is the starting point of all of our software, be it open source or proprietary.

Open Source

We also develop open source software, mostly published under a very permissive license. Visit our GitHub!


All of our software is developed with the thought that "Less is More", we don't built in any unnecessary clutter that gets in your way.


LionFish comes with basic modules installed, like file IO, JSON parsing and basic string and table functions. It is also easy to write your own.


LionFish is entirely scriptable in the popular Lua language, which provides great flexibility while not sacrificing any speed.


The core and all modules of LionFish are written in C++, giving it the ability to run on less powerful systems, like the Raspberry Pi

Open Source

LionFish is completely open source, and its source code is hosted on GitHub. It is available under a BSD-style license.


Everything in Gear is built to be intuitive, and doesn't do anything you don't need or gets in your way.


Hardware drivers are included, and easy to use in the software. Definitions are available for Motors, sensors and gamepads to name a few.

Web Interface

The entire interface of Gear is web-based, so it can be used on Mac OS X, Linux and Windows, and you don't need any software besides a recent web browser.


All Gear programs are written in Lua, one of the fastest scripting languages available today.

Dirk van Wijk

Skills: C/C++, Lua, Web Development(HTML5, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, CSS3)
E-Mail: dirk@fwd-soft.com

Hi, I'm Dirk van Wijk, a 17 year old software developer from the Netherlands. I now have over 5 years of experience in software development, mainly in C and C++, and more recently also in Web Technologies. Most of my experience stems from developing for UNIX environments like Linux and Mac OS X, which I've come to love because of their power and elegance. I try to keep my software as clean as possible, because I think less is indeed so much more. I'm always looking for a new challenge, so contact me!

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