Gail C. Anderson is the director of research and founding member of the Anderson Software Group, a leading provider of training courses in Java and other programming languages.
Anderson enjoys researching and writing about leading-edge Java technologies. She is currently writing a book on theNetBeans Platform and is co-author of Essential JavaFX and other Java textbooks. Anderson has conducted hands-on labs at previous JavaOne conferences.
For more information about Anderson, visit www.asgteach.com, the Anderson Software Group on Facebook, and @gail_asgteach on Twitter.
Paul L. Anderson is the director of training and founding member of the Anderson Software Group, a leading provider of training courses in Java and other programming languages.
Anderson is an experienced speaker and specializes in making the technical aspects of software engineering understandable. He is currently writing a book on the NetBeans Platform and is co-author of Essential JavaFX and other Java textbooks. He has also conducted hands-on labs at previous JavaOne conferences.
For more information about Anderson, visit www.asgteach.com, the Anderson Software Group on Facebook, and @paul_asgteach on Twitter.
Henry Arousell is a NetBeans RCP developer responsible for BL Economy, a Swedish NetBeans RCP client/server-based accounting software targeted toward small-business owners. BL Economy is offered as a service/subscription and has a rapidly growing user base.
Chris Bailey is a member of the IBM Java Technology Center team at IBM’s Hursley software development lab in the United Kingdom. As the technical architect for the IBM Java service and support organization, Bailey is responsible for enabling Java users to deliver successful application deployments—a subject for which he is a recognized author and speaker. Bailey is also involved in gathering and assessing new requirements, delivering new debugging capabilities and tools, making improvements in documentation, and improving the quality of the IBM SDK for Java.
Paul Bakker is a software architect for Luminis Technologies. His current focus is on building modular enterprise applications and the cloud. He believes that modularity and the cloud are the two main challenges we have to deal with to bring technology to the next level, and is working on making this possible for mainstream software development. Today Bakker is working on educational software focused on personalized learning for high school students in the Netherlands. He is also responsible for pushing technology forward. Luminis strongly believes in open source, and all the technology development it is doing happens in the open source community. Bakker is an active contributor on projects such as Amdatu, Apache ACE, JBoss Forge and BndTools.
Bakker has a background as a trainer on Java-related technology, and is a regular speaker at conferences.
Terrence Barr is a senior technologist for mobile and embedded technologies at Oracle. Barr has broad development and architectural experience on embedded systems and platforms including industrial control systems, multiprocessor architectures, implementation and optimization of virtual machines, byte code hardware acceleration, advanced client-side and mobile applications, scalable client-server architectures, and more.
Barr is currently driving key aspects of the embedded Java strategy and product roadmap with Java ME embedded. He regularly participates in industry organizations and standards bodies, has authored or co-authored a number of papers in the U.S. and Europe, and speaks frequently at events around the world.
Lincoln Baxter, III, is a senior software engineer at Red Hat, working on JBoss open source projects—most notably as project lead for JBoss Forge. He is a founder of OCPsoft and the author of PrettyFaces and Rewrite, the leading URL-rewriting extensions for Servlet, Java EE, and Java Web frameworks. He is also the author of PrettyTime, a social-style Java date-formatting library. When he is not swimming, running, or playing Ultimate Frisbee, Baxter is focused on promoting open source software and making Web applications more accessible for small businesses and individuals. His latest project is SocialPM, an open source, agile project management tool.
Wayne Beaton is the director of Open Source Projects at the Eclipse Foundation. In 1982, he received the prestigious Chief Scouts Award from then-Governor General Edward Schreyer. In 1984 his team was selected to represent beautiful British Columbia in the Kinsmen Voyageur Relay. In his spare time, Beaton writes down meaningless accomplishments from his youth in a lame attempt to impress the reader. When not working, he can usually be found watching his kids play hockey at one of the many local arenas.
Aaron Bedra is the head of application security at Groupon and a coauthor of Programming Clojure, Second Edition (Pragmatic Bookshelf).
Emmanuel Bernard is data platform architect for JBoss at Red Hat, and is a member of the Hibernate team. Bernard spent several years in the retail industry as a developer and architect, where he became involved in the ORM space. He joined the Hibernate team in 2003.
Bernard led the JPA implementation of Hibernate. He founded and leads Hibernate Search, Hibernate Validator, and the newcomer Hibernate OGM. He is a member of the JPA 2.1 expert group and the spec lead of Bean Validation. He is also a member of the Ceylon team, where he contributes to the type checker and infrastructure.
Bernard is a regular speaker at various conferences and JUGs, including JavaOne, JBossWorld, and Devoxx, and is the co-author of Hibernate Search in Action, published by Manning. He is also founder and co-host of two podcasts: JBoss Community Asylum and Les Cast Codeurs Podcast.
Consultant and author Adam Bien (adam-bien.com) is an Expert Group member for the Java EE 6/7, EJB 3.X, JAX-RS, and JPA 2.X JSRs. He has worked with Java technology since JDK 1.0 and with Servlets/EJB 1.0, and is now an architect and developer for Java SE and Java EE projects. Bien has edited several books about JavaFX, J2EE, and Java EE, and is the author of Real World Java EE Patterns—Rethinking Best Practices and Real World Java EE Night Hacks. Bien is also a Java Champion, Top Java Ambassador 2012, and Java 2009 and 2011 Rock Star.
Thomas Boqvist is an enterprise Java architect with 30 years of software construction experience. He works as a software modeling consultant and is the main architect for the BL Economy software suite.
Bruno has more than 10 years experience as a Java web and mobile developer. He is now working with Ruby on Rails on its own startup, an architecture on top of the JVM called Gamboa. Bruno has worked for companies such as Summa Technologies and EDS. He is also known as the "Wicket Evangelist" in Brazil because of several talks he’s given at regional conferences. Bruno presented Gamboa for the first time at ApacheCon 2011 in Vancouver, Canada.
Regina is a senior Java developer for iPROFS and a Java Champion with more than 10 years of Java experience, mainly on enterprise applications. Regina is the current president of JDuchess, and, as such, has responsibility for the site and community. Duchess is a global organization for women in Java technology, with 350 members in more than 50 countries.
Sharat Chander leads Oracle's Java evangelism team with the primary goal of growing awareness and adoption of Java technology in the worldwide developer community. He has worked in the IT industry for 18 years, with firms such as Bell Atlantic, Verizon, and Sun Microsystems. Sharat's background and technical specialties are developer tools, graphics design, and product/community management. He is a frequent speaker and participant in developer programs globally and is the conference chairperson for content for JavaOne. Sharat holds a BS in corporate finance from the University of Maryland–College Park and an MBA in international business from Loyola College–Baltimore. You can find Sharat at numerous developer events around the world.
Andrew Davison received his PhD from Imperial College in London, and was a lecturer at the University of Melbourne for six years before moving to Prince of Songkla University in Thailand. He has also taught in Bangkok, Khon Kaen, and Hanoi. Andrew is the author of two games programming books: Killer Game Programming in Java from O'Reilly and Pro Java 6 3D Game Development from Apress. He recently published a book on programming the Kinect, Kinect Open Source Programming Secrets from McGraw-Hill; this forms the basis of his JavaOne talk. With Carol Hamer, Andrew is also the co-author of Learn BlackBerry Games Development from Apress.
Jean-Francois Denise is a software developer for Oracle, who has been working for the last 10 years in the Java group. He first worked in the monitoring and management of the JDK (JMX API, JConsole), then moved to JavaFX technology.
Denise is today part of the JavaFX SceneBuilder team, responsible for technical aspects such as CSS support and the NetBeans integration.
Since 2006 Denise has been a regular JavaOne speaker (at JMX and JavaFX technical sessions, BOFs, and Hands-on Labs).
From deep in the Nice mountains, Stéphane Épardaud works on the Ceylon project for Red Hat.
Eager to share, Épardaud is a frequent speaker at various conferences such as the Scheme Workshop 2004, Nice Technical University in 2008, Polytech'Nice in 2009, Mars JUG, Paris JUG, and the Riviera Java User Group he founded with Nicolas Leroux. A long-time open-source user and advocate, Épardaud is committer on RESTEasy; author of jax-doclets, Stamps.js and various Play! Framework modules; and developer on various Ceylon projects for Red Hat.
Trisha is a developer at LMAX, the London Multi Asset eXchange. She's been working in financial markets for the last 6 years or so, but a fear of boredom and healthy amount of job-hopping before then has given her a wide breadth of experience, in a range of industries, over the 10+ years she's been a professional developer. Currently trying to get her head around low-latency, high performance coding in Java. Trisha is a leader of the London JUG (the London Java Community) and is involved in the Graduate Developer Community, she believes we shouldn't all have to make the same mistakes again and again.
Antoine Girbal works on MongoDB core apps and the Java driver. He previously spent many years in the CDN industry, at Panther CDN, then CDNetworks, designing and developing one of the largest and fastest content delivery and application acceleration networks. Prior work includes the development of a new network protocol in Linux kernel to multiplex several interfaces, which is used in wireless devices. Girbal received an MS degree in computer science from Stevens Institute of Technology (New Jersey), and a BS in computer science from Epita (France).
Ted Goddard is the chief software architect at ICEsoft Technologies, and the technical lead for the ICEfaces, ICEpush, and ICEmobile frameworks. Following a PhD in mathematics from Emory University that answered open problems in complexity theory and infinite colorings for ordered sets, he proceeded with post-doctoral research in component and Web-based collaborative technologies. Goddard has held positions at Sun Microsystems, AudeSi Technologies, and Wind River Systems. He currently participates in the Java Servlet and JavaServer Faces expert groups.
David Green is vice president of engineering for Tasktop, where he is responsible for the delivery of Tasktop products and services. Prior to joining Tasktop, Green was a founding member of MAKE Technologies where he held the positions of CTO, vice president of technology, and principal tools architect. At MAKE, Green pioneered a model-driven approach to legacy modernization on the Eclipse platform. Green is deeply involved in the Eclipse community as the creator and lead of Mylyn WikiText, a framework and tools for integrating wiki formatting into the Eclipse platform. In addition, Green has led the Eclipse Marketplace Client and Mylyn Connector Discovery, two initiatives that are making it dramatically easier for the community to find and install Eclipse extensions. Green is especially well known for his widely read blog Green's Opinion, and apps for iPhone and Android.
Gerrit Grunwald is working as a software engineer at Canoo Engineering AG (Basel, Switzerland). He is responsible for visualizations of all kinds. His technical interests include Java desktop software development and specifically the subareas - JavaFX, Java Swing and HTML5 controls.
He‘s a decent frequent blogger, founder and leader of the Java User Group in Münster (Germany), where he‘s also living.
He has been involved in the IT industry since 1996, when he started studying Applied Physics at the University of Applied Sciences Münster (Germany).
Arun Gupta is a Java evangelist working at Oracle. Arun has over 15 years of experience in the software industry working in the Java(TM) platform and several web-related technologies. In his current role, he works to create and foster the community around Java EE and GlassFish. He has been with the Java EE team since its inception and contributed to all releases. Arun has extensive world wide speaking experience on myriad of topics and loves to engage with the community, customers, partners, and Java User Groups everywhere to spread the goodness of Java.
He is a prolific blogger at http://blogs.oracle.com/arungupta with over 1300 blog entries and frequent visitors from all around the world with a cumulative page visits > 1.2 million. He is a passionate runner and always up for running in any part of the world. You can catch him at @arungupta.
Andreas Haegele, global head of portfolio, is responsible for shaping the M2M wireless modules portfolio and roadmap of Cinterion, a Gemalto company. Haegele joined Cinterion in 2008 and is based at Gemalto‘s research and development site for M2M located in Berlin, Germany. His objective is the integration of Cinterion’s 15 years of experience in M2M with Gemalto’s leadership in digital security.
Haegele brings broad industry experience to Cinterion, including a BA in computer sciences from Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University. He started his career in marketing at Digital Equipment Corporation and then moved to telecommunications, where he worked for Siemens, and later Nokia Siemens Networks, in various product- and sales-related functions. Haegele broadened his business experience by working and living in China for seven years as product marketing and sales manager in optical networks, alliances manager in enterprise networks, and finally as post-merger integration manager in M&A, managing the Siemens acquisition of a Chinese research and development centre.
Haegele strives to provide a portfolio of solutions that simplify and ease the entry into M2M and make communications flexible and secure at the same time. Positioning Java as the de facto standard language for M2M embedded applications is a key ingredient to that.
Masoud is a principal software engineer at Oracle who works on the GlassFish project in the security and PaaS areas. He is author of GlassFish Security, published in 2010, and several articles on that subject in Java.net, dZone, and other magazines. Masoud is author of multiple well-received refcardz about security, Java EE, GlassFish, XML, and NoSQL. He has a master’s degree in information systems and has been involved with software development since 2001. Masoud blogs regularly at kalali.me and can be followed through his twitter handle @MasoudKalali.
Heath Kesler is an open source software evangelist, developer, and architect; he has created Java architectures for large, scalable, high-transaction load systems for such companies as Health Language, LeapFrog Enterprises, Verizon, GE Energy, Comcast, and IBM. Kesler has been a team lead in many project recovery implementations, helping to rescue systems on the verge of collapse. He has been involved with the architecture and implementation of large-scale enterprise systems throughout the world. Kesler conducts trainings on how to use open source frameworks to integrate messaging and services. He enjoys pushing the envelope by finding new ways to implement solutions using cutting edge technologies for old and new problems.
Kesler has spoken at conferences all over the world and enjoys any opportunity to discuss the latest technologies with those who share in his passion.
Frank Kim is the founder and principal consultant with ThinkSec as well as the curriculum lead for application security at the SANS Institute. Frank has over 14 years of experience in software development, information technology, and security. He has designed, developed, and tested applications for large healthcare, technology, insurance, and consulting companies. Frank currently focuses on security strategy and application security program development with a special interest in integrating security into the software development life cycle. Frank is the author of the SANS Institute's Secure Coding in Java/JEE course. He has spoken internationally at events like JavaOne, Devoxx, and Jazoon and was named a JavaOne Rock Star
Eva Krejčířová joined Oracle almost 5 years ago. Currently she is a member of the Java client group, responsible for scene graph, particularly the visual effects, and contributes to the Linux port of JavaFX. In the past, Krejčířová participated in Java Wireless Toolkit development, where she contributed to SVG Tiny implementation.
Jan Kronquist is a developer who has worked with everything from games to large enterprise systems to mobile phone applications. Open source, Agile development, and continuous learning are among his passions. Kronquist is founder of the Java frameworks PowerMock and Awaitility.
Guillaume Laforge is the project lead of Groovy, the highly popular and successful dynamic language for the JVM. He co-authored Manning Publication's best seller Groovy in Action with Dierk König, and is working for SpringSource (a division of VMWare), where he's hacking full time on cool and Groovy stuff. You can meet Laforge at conferences around the world where he evangelizes the Groovy dynamic language, Domain-Specific Languages in Groovy, the agile Grails web framework or the Gaelyk lightweight toolkit for Google App Engine.
Justin Lee has been a Java developer since 1996. Since that time he has had the chance to work on practically every tier conceivable for applications from Web front ends to customer ORM frameworks. Most recently Lee was responsible for the WebSocket implementation available in GlassFish and Grizzly, and is a member of the JSR 356 WebSockets expert group. He currently works as a senior software engineer for Squarespace.
Mark Little is responsible for JBoss engineering at Red Hat, leading technical direction and research and development. Prior to this, he was SOA technical development manager and director of standards. Little also cofounded and was chief architect at Arjuna Technologies, an HP spin-off (where he was a distinguished engineer). He has a PhD in fault-tolerant distributed systems, replication, and transactions and has been working in the area of reliable distributed systems since the mid-80s. Little is also a professor at Newcastle University
Paul J. Perrone is founder/CEO of Perrone Robotics. Paul architected the Java-based general-purpose robotics and automation software platform known as “MAX”. Paul has overseen the use of MAX to rapidly and economically field self-driving robotic cars, unmanned air vehicles, factory and road-side automation applications, and a wide range of advanced robots and automaton applications. He fielded a self-driving autonomous robotic dune buggy in the historic 2005 Grand Challenge race across the Mojave desert and a self-driving autonomous car in the 2007 Urban Challenge through a city landscape. His work has been featured in numerous televised and print media including the Discovery Channel, a theatrical documentary, scientific journals, trade magazines, and international press. Since 2008, Paul has also been working as the chief software engineer, CTO, and roboticist automating rock star Neil Young’s LincVolt, a 1959 Lincoln Continental retro-fitted as a fully autonomous extended range electric vehicle. Paul has been an engineer, author of books and articles on Java, frequent speaker on Java, and entrepreneur in the robotics and software space for over 20 years. He is a member of the Java Champions program, recipient of three Duke Awards including a Gold Duke and Lifetime Achievement Award, has showcased Java-based robots at five JavaOne keynotes, and is a frequent JavaOne speaker and show floor participant. He holds a B.S.E.E. from Rutgers University and an M.S.E.E. from the University of Virginia.
JP Petines is the project lead of JEDI (Java Education & Development Initiative) and an education consultant in Toronto, Canada. Previously, he was an instructor at the Department of Computer Science and the faculty-in-charge of the Java Research & Development Center at the University of the Philippines. Petines obtained his BS degree in computer science at the University of the Philippines, and his MS in information management at the University of Malaya. He is one of the founders of the Java Champions Program.
Cameron Purdy is Vice President of Development at Oracle, responsible for the Java EE platform, web server and application server products. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Purdy was the CEO of Tangosol, whose revolutionary Coherence Data Grid product provides reliable and scalable data management across the enterprise. Mr. Purdy has been working with Java and Java-related technology since 1996, regularly participates in industry standards development and is a specification lead for the Java Community Process. As a software visionary and industry leader, Mr. Purdy is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and has received a number of awards in recognition of his contribution to the Java community, including three times being named as a JavaOne RockStar and being recognized in TheServerSide's "Who's Who in Enterprise Java".
Reza Rahman is a consultant specializing in Java EE with clients across the greater Philadelphia and New York metropolitan areas. Reza also contributes to the Resin Open Source Java EE Web Profile application server.
Reza is the author of "EJB 3 in Action" from Manning Publishing. He is a frequent speaker at seminars, conferences and Java user groups including JavaOne. Reza was an independent member of the Java EE 6 and EJB 3.1 expert groups. He is currently a member of the Java EE 7, EJB 3.2 and JMS 2 expert groups.
Reza has been working with Java EE since its inception in the mid-nineties. He has developed enterprise systems in the financial, healthcare, telecommunications and publishing industries. Reza has been fortunate to have worked with EJB 2, Spring, EJB 3 and Seam.
Simon Ritter is a Java technology evangelist at Oracle. Ritter has been in the IT business since 1984 and holds a BS in physics from Brunel University in the U.K.
Originally working in the area of UNIX development for AT&T UNIX System Labs and then Novell, Ritter moved to Sun in 1996. At this time he started working with Java technology and has spent time working both in Java technology development and consultancy. Having moved to Oracle as part of the Sun acquisition, he now focuses on the core Java platform and Java for client applications. Ritter also continues to develop demonstrations that push the boundaries of Java for applications like gestural interfaces.
Follow him on Twitter at @speakjava, and on his blog at blogs.oracle.com/speakjava.
Dominik Schadow has more than eight years of experience in Java programming and works as a senior consultant at bridgingIT in Stuttgart, Germany. He is specialized in Java enterprise applications and architectures as well as integration projects based on Apache Camel. Dominik is a strong advocate of secure programming. In his spare time, he leads the Eclipse-based open source project JCrypTool, an extensible cryptography e-learning platform.
Tom Schindl is self-employed and CEO of BestSolution.at Systemhaus Gmbh, a software company building applications (RCP, J2EE) for companies around the world.
Schindl is a regular contributor to Eclipse newsgroups and received the top contributor award in 2007 for his work on JFace-Viewers.
He is part of the e4 project team and has written the EMF-based platform prototype used as the starting point for the implementation of the next generation of the Eclipse platform.
Since the release of JavaFX 2, Schindl has been investing resources in this area and founded the e(fx)clipse project, which provides Eclipse tooling for JavaFX development and a runtime platform which uses e4 technologies.
Schindl regularly blogs about his open source work on tomsondev.bestsolution.at/.
Zoran Sevarac is the lecturer at University of Belgrade, Serbia, where he received his PhD in software engineering. He is a certified NetBeans Platform trainer and contributes to the NetBeans project as member of the NetBeans Dream Team and NetBeans Governance Board. Sevarac is the founder and lead developer of the popular Java open source neural network framework Neuroph (neuroph.sourceforge.net). He is also a Java and open source enthusiast and founder and leader of the NetBeans User Group Serbia (www.netbeans-serbia.org).
Pär Sikö is a Java developer with a long and happy history that includes J2ME, Swing, and JavaFX.
He's been working with Java since its inception and has tried everything from architecture and large enterprise systems to mobile devices.
As a developer Sikö is curious and thorough and knows the importance of pixels and colors. Curious to learn new things, growing as a human being in the process, and happy to teach and inspire others about it. Thorough to ensure that the quality is on par with expectations and, perhaps most importantly, to really understand something, making it so much easier and fun to work with. Pixels and colors have never been as important as they are today. Everything is measured by its looks, and his focus on making beautiful applications is a deliberate strategy that has paid off numerous times.
Sikö has been a busy speaker for the last couple of years, presenting on the international stage as well as at Swedish conferences.
He was given a JavaOne Rock Star award for his presentation at JavaOne in 2011. For Sikö, the key success factor in a presentation is mixing good content with a big portion of humor, and he wishes that more people would dare to step away from boring bullet lists and do something new and creative when presenting.
John is an experienced consultant specialising in Enterprise Java, Web Development, and Open Source technologies, currently based in Sydney, Australia. Well known in the Java community for his many published articles, and as author of Java Power Tools and Jenkins: The Definitive Guide, and founder of the open source Thucydides Automated Acceptance Test Library project, John helps organisations to optimize their Java development processes and infrastructures and provides training and mentoring in agile development, automated testing practices, continuous integration and delivery, and open source technologies in general.
Donald Smith, MBA, MS, is director of product management for Oracle. He brings worldwide enterprise software experience, ranging from small "dot-com" through Fortune 500 companies. Smith speaks regularly about Java, open source, community development, business models, business integration, and software development politics at conferences and events worldwide, including Java One, Oracle OpenWorld, Sun Tech Days, Evans Data Developer Relations Conference, OOPSLA, JAOO, The ServerSide Java Symposium, Colorado Software Summit, and others. Prior to returning to Oracle, Smith was director of ecosystem development for the Eclipse Foundation, an independent not-for-profit foundation supporting the Eclipse open source community.
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author; founder of Agile Developer, Inc.; and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Houston. Subramaniam helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects, and he has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. He is a regularly invited speaker at several international conferences.
Subramaniam is also the author of .NET Gotchas (O’Reilly) and Programming Groovy: Dynamic Productivity for the Java Developer, Programming Scala: Tackle Multi-Core Complexity on the Java Virtual Machine, and Programming Concurrency on the JVM: Mastering Synchronization, STM, and Actors (Pragmatic Bookshelf). He coauthored the 2007 Jolt Productivity Award-winning book Practices of an Agile Developer (also from Pragmatic Bookshelf).
Dalibor Topic lives in Hamburg, Germany, and works as principal product manager for Oracle. He joined the OpenJDK project in order to help make it a successful open source project, and stayed for anchoring Java in Linux distributions, and as an all around Java F/OSS community guy. Topic joined the Java strategy team at Oracle to help provide community feedback into the long-term strategy planning.
Jaroslav Tulach is the founder and initial architect of NetBeans, which is not just a well-known IDE, but also the first modular desktop application framework written in Java. Maintaining NetBeans platform, architecture, and APIs has always been Jaroslav’s primary focus. During more than fifteen years of participating in the NetBeans.org project, Jaroslav has seen, made, and helped recover from many design mistakes. This obligated Jaroslav to sit down and summarize his experience in the book Practical API Design, and extract its essence into the Paradoxes of API Design e-book. Jaroslav will talk about modularity and compile time annotations at JavaOne 2012.
René (Oracle ACE) works with numerous technologies including Electromagnetism, Minimum Description Length, Statistical Independence, Coherence, GlassFish, Hibernate, HotSpot, JBoss, JRockit, Spring and WebLogic Server. He transfers his knowledge and experience regularly through training, publications and presentations at seminars and conferences.
René has gained recognition as a coach of (Fusion) middleware specialists at numerous companies on topics including:
- Oracle WebLogic Server
- GlassFish Server
- JBoss Application Server
- Oracle Coherence
- Oracle SOA Suite
- Oracle Service Bus
- Oracle Access Manager
- Oracle Internet Directory
- Java SE
- Java EE
Martijn's Verburg’s first book (with Ben Evans), The Well-Grounded Java Developer, is being published by Manning. As a leading expert on technical team optimization, Verburg’s talks and presentations are in high demand at major conferences (including JavaOne, Devoxx, and OSCON). Verburg is known for challenging the industry status quo as the "Diabolical Developer".
Saskia Vermeer is a senior software engineer and project leader at Worth IT in The Hague, the Netherlands. She is an enthusiastic software developer with more than 15 years of technical experience. Her background is in scientific and client-server programming. Vermeer has worked for companies like EDS and Deltares, where she combined her knowledge of fluid dynamics with software development. For her current company she builds customized Web portals using the Liferay enterprise portal platform.
Vermeer is also an active member of JDuchess, a global organization for women in Java technology. One of her goals is to inspire young people with her enthusiasm for technology, so that they might also consider a future in IT.
Kai Wähner works as an IT-Consultant at MaibornWolff et al in Munich, Germany. His main area of expertise lies within the fields of Java EE, SOA, Cloud Computing, and Enterprise Architecture Management.
He is speaker at international IT conferences such as JavaOne or Jazoon, writes articles for professional journals, and shares his experiences with new technologies on his blog (www.kai-waehner.de/blog). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or Twitter: @KaiWaehner.
James Ward (www.jamesward.com)is a principal developer evangelist at Heroku. Today he focuses on teaching developers how to deploy Java, Play!, and Scala apps to the cloud. James frequently presents at conferences around the world such as JavaOne, Devoxx, and many other Java get-togethers. Along with Bruce Eckel, James co-authored First Steps in Flex. He has also published numerous screencasts, blogs, and technical articles. Starting with Pascal and Assembly in the 1980s, James found his passion for writing code. Beginning in the ‘90s he began doing web development with HTML, Perl/CGI, then Java. After building a Flex- and Java-based customer service portal in 2004 for Pillar Data Systems, he became a technical evangelist for Flex at Adobe. You can find him tweeting as @_JamesWard, answering questions on StackOverflow.com, and posting code at github.com/jamesward.
Patrycja Wegrzynowicz is a software visionary and expert who specializes in automated software engineering and Java technologies. She is the founder and CTO of Yonita, Inc., a California-based start-up which focuses on automated detection and refactoring of software defects, including security vulnerabilities, performance and concurrency anti-patterns, and database issues.
Wegrzynowicz is finalizing her PhD in computer science at the University of Warsaw, and is also associated with Warsaw University of Technology, where she serves as technical manager of Passim/Synat, an intelligent search platform. She is also a regular speaker at major academic as well as industrial conferences, including JavaOne, Devoxx, JavaZone, OOPSLA, ASE, and others.
Wegrzynowicz’s interests focus on patterns and anti-patterns in software along with automated software engineering, particularly static and dynamic analysis techniques to support program verification, comprehension, and optimization.
You can follow her on Twitter at @yonlabs.
James L. (Jim) Weaver is a Java and JavaFX developer, author, and speaker with a passion for helping rich-client Java and JavaFX become preferred technologies for new application development. Weaver has authored or coauthored several books, including Inside Java (New Riders Pub), Beginning J2EE (Wrox Press), and Pro JavaFX 2 (Apress). His professional background includes 15 years as a systems architect at EDS, and the same number of years as an independent developer. As a Java Evangelist at Oracle, Weaver speaks internationally at software technology conferences. He blogs at http://javafxpert.com, tweets @javafxpert, and may be reached via e-mail at email@example.com.
Geertjan Wielenga is a NetBeans product manager working at Oracle. Geertjan is a Java technology enthusiast, primarily interested in Java desktop technologies such as the NetBeans Platform.
Dr. Nic is a developer’s developer.
He writes blog posts for developers; creates tools, libraries and text editor extensions for developers; and speaks to developers at conferences.
Dr. Nic is the vice president of developer evangelism at Engine Yard, the leading Platform as a Service.
He has contributed to over 250 open source projects and is known for creating or curating projects such as Rails Installer, Composite Primary Keys, Choc Top, App Scrolls, Rails TextMate bundle, New Gem, Tab Tab, GitHub Badges, Install Theme for Rails, and Dr Nic’s Magic Models.
Dr. Nic is Australian and now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
And he’s funny, if you can understand his accent.
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