About the Author
Ben Evans is the Co-founder and Technology Fellow of jClarity, a startup which delivers performance tools to help development & ops teams. He helps to organise the London Java Community, and represents them on the Java Community Process Executive Committee where he works to define new standards for the Java ecosystem. He is a Java Champion; JavaOne Rockstar; co-author of “The Well-Grounded Java Developer” and a regular public speaker on the Java platform, performance, concurrency, and related topics.
James Gough is a technical trainer and writer specializing in Java. He spends the majority of his time teaching advanced Java and concurrency courses to developers with varying technical backgrounds. He serves on the Java Community Process Executive Committee and contributed towards the design and testing of JSR-310, the date time system built for Java 8. James is a regular public speaker and helps organize events at the London Java Community.
Chris Newland has been working with Java since 1999 when he started his career using the language to implement intelligent agent systems. He is now a senior developer and team lead at ADVFN using Java to process stock market data in real time. Chris is the inventor of JITWatch (https://github.com/AdoptOpenJDK/jitwatch), an open-source visualiser for understanding the Just-In-Time (JIT) compilation decisions made by the HotSpot JVM. He is a keen JavaFX supporter and runs a community OpenJFX build server at https://chriswhocodes.com. Follow him on Twitter@chriswhocodes