In the early days he worked on Hibernate Core even before it became
part of JBoss, and over time he have been involved in alot of projects
at JBoss, mainly focused on the tooling/developer aspects.
He gets to touch upon almost every technology inside JBoss as they
need tooling. It's given him a unique viewpoint of being an actual user
of the technology - feeling both the pains and joys of a user.
Max have been involved in Ceylon from the early days and tried to keep
up with the evolving specifications. Gives feedback and provide input
in directions of the tooling and as such is now trying to make Ceylon
available from Eclipse.
Devoxx, the show formerly known as JavaPolis is coming up soon and while I was preparing for my talks I started browsing the full program and saw it is going to be great for anyone interested in Hibernate, Seam, JBoss Tools, JBoss AS and other JBoss technologies.
Have you ever had an idea on how some web or desktop UI should look and needed to tell someone about ?
Your text explanations would be misunderstood or you were just too lazy to even write it down or use any of the many useless expensive tool to make it ?
I'm sitting in at Michael Nygard's talk at JAOO about handling failure in production systems. He wrote 'Release It!' a pattern book that describes common anti-patterns and illustrates how they can cause massive downtimes and lost business. During his talk he called out ORM Tools to be bad at handling some of these which urged me to make this blog.