Kevin Duffey's work soon shifted to the J2EE technology as it became available. At the time the company application only used Java in the web tier, so Kevin focused on mastering servlets and JavaServer pages. While converting the site to JSP, Kevin discovered that MVC and Model 2 development was superior to his present undertaking and soon started on a path to convert the entire site in that direction, using his own MVC framework.
Richard Huss is a Technical Architect in the Java team at Wrox Press, creating titles focusing on J2EE web tier technologies, and can never resist downloading new and interesting open-source Java stuff.
Vikram Goyal has over 5 years of experience in Java, having worked for Ernst and Young LLP, Citibank and Australia's Health Insurance Commission.
Ted Husted is an independent Java developer building Web applications with several Jakarta technologies. Ted is an active Committer to the Struts Framework, and a member of the Jakarta Project Management Committee. He also helps out as Webmaster for WXXI.ORG, an award-winning Website for his local public broadcasting station.
Meeraj Kunnumpurath would like to thank Waheeda, for being what you are and showing me the meaning of this life. Praying for all the suffering innocents in the world. May Allah bless us all!
Lance Lavandowska is a co-founder of Aptura Technologies LLC and has been working with Servlets and JavaServer Pages since 1998. Lance has served as a technical reviewer on various other books, and has contributed to several Apache Jakarta projects and to the Castor project.
Sathya Narayana Panduranga is a Software Design Engineer. Sathya's areas of interest and experience include Distributed and Component based Application Architectures, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Voice over IP and Convergence platforms.
Krishnaraj Perrumal is a Sun Certified Java Programmer, founder and director of Adarsh Softech at Salem, a consultancy firm providing web solutions to businesses. Krishnaraj also regularly gives presentations on Java and XML, and contributes to magazines.
Joe Walnes currently works at Web-Imps in London. He is experienced with many forms of application development ranging from small devices to large enterprise systems using a variety of technologies. He takes pride in designing and implementing simple solutions to complicated problems and mentoring others in the approaches. More recently, Joe has become an advocate of J2EE and eXtreme Programming (XP).