About the Author
is a VP of Application Development for J. P. Morgan Chase. The focus�of his career has been using cutting-edge technology to develop�IT solutions for the banking, insurance, financial services, and manufacturing�industries. He has 16 years of large-scale Java experience and�significant experience in distributed and relational technologies.Joseph Faisal Nusairat
, author of "Beginning JBoss Seam" and co-author "Beginning Groovy & Grails", is a software developer who has been developing web based applications in the Columbus and Phoenix area since 1997, primarily focused on Java / Groovy development. His career has taken him into a variety of Fortune 500 industries including military applications, data centers, banking, internet security, pharmaceuticals, and insurance. Joseph is a graduate of Ohio University with dual degrees in Computer Science and Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry. Currently, Joseph works as the Groovy Sage at Integrallis Software (www.integrallis.com). In his off-hours he enjoys watching bodybuilding and Broadway musicals, but not at the same time.�Christopher Judd
is president and primary consultant for Judd Solutions, LLC. He is�an international speaker,�open source evangelist, leader of the Central Ohio Java Users Group, and coauthor of Enterprise Java Development on a Budget
(Apress, 2003). He has spent 12 years architecting and developing software for Fortune 500 companies in various industries, including insurance, retail, government, manufacturing, and transportation. His focus is consulting, mentoring, and training with Java, Java EE, Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME), mobile technologies, and related technologies.