More About the Author
Ed Burns is currently a consulting member of the technical staff at
Oracle America Inc., where he leads a team of Web experts from across
the industry in developing JavaServer Faces Technology through the Java
Community Process and in open source. He is the author of four books for
McGraw-Hill: Secrets of the Rock Star Programmers (2008), JavaServer
Faces: The Complete Reference (co-authored with Chris Schalk, 2006),
JavaServer Faces 2.0: The Complete Reference (co-authored with Chris
Schalk and Neil Griffin, 2009), and Hudson Continuous Integration in
Practice (co-authored with Winston Prakash, 2013).
Before working on JavaServer Faces, Ed worked on a wide variety of
client and server-side Web technologies since 1994, including NCSA
Mosaic for X, Mozilla, the Sun Java Plug-in, Jakarta Tomcat, the Cosmo
Create HTML authoring tool, and the Web transport layer in the Irix
operating system from Silicon Graphics.
Ed is a frequent speaker at international industry conferences, having
presented many times at Oracle's JavaOne conference, given keynote
addresses at the W-JAX and JAX conferences in Germany, the Globalcode
Developer's Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the JSF Days and CONFESS
Conferences in Vienna, Austria, the DOAG Conference in Nuremberg,
Germany, and also has spoken at numerous Java User Group meetings and
the No Fluff Just Stuff Java Symposium. Further information and blogs
may be found at http://purl.oclc.org/NET/edburns/.