James L. (Jim) Weaver is the Senior VP of Technology at Veriana Networks, Inc. He writes books, speaks for groups and conferences, and provides training and consulting services on the subjects of Java and JavaFX. He also posts regularly to his blog at http://JavaFXpert.com whose stated purpose is to help the reader learn JavaFX Script and other JavaFX technologies.
Open-source developer and agile manager Stephen Chin is founder of numerous open-source projects including WidgetFX and JFXtras, and senior manager at Inovis in Emeryville, California. He has been working with Java desktop and enterprise technologies for more than a decade, and has a passion for improving development technologies and process. Stephen's interest in Java technologies has lead him to start a Java- and JavaFX- focused blog that is targeted at early technology adopters ( SteveOnJava.com ).
Weiqi Gao is a principal software engineer with Object Computing, Inc. in St. Louis, MO. He has over 15 years of software development experience and has been using Java technology since 1998. He is interested in programming languages, objectndash;oriented systems, distributed computing, and graphical user interfaces. He is a member of the steering committee of the St. Louis Java Users Group. Weiqi holds a Ph.D. in mathematics.
Dean Iverson has been writing software professionally for over 15 years. He is currently employed by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute where he is a senior researcher and rich client application developer. He also has a small software consultancy called Pleasing Software Solutions which he co-founded with his wife.