Top 8 Java People You Should Know

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Dec 13, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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Javas valodas un tās pamattehnoloģiju izstrādātāji


1. Java programmēšanas valodas tēvs

James Gosling
, generally credited as the
inventor of the Java
programming language in 1994. He created the original design of Java
and implemented its original compile
r and virtual machine.

For this
achievement he was elected to the United States National Academy of
Engineering. On April 2, 2010, he left Sun Microsystems which had
recently been acquired by the Oracle Corporation. Regarding why he left,
Gosling wrote on
his blog that “Just about anything I could say that would
be accurate and honest would do more harm than good.”


2. Hibernate
(object
-
relation mapping) izstr
ādātājs

Gavin King
,

is the founder of the Hibernate project, a popular
object/relational persistence solution for Java
, and the creator of Seam,
an application framework for Java EE 5. Furthermore, he contributed
heavily to the design of EJB 3.0 and JPA.





3. Spring
paketes izstrādātājs

Rod Johnson
, is the founder of the Spring Framework, an
open source
application framework for Java
, Creator of Spring, CEO at
SpringSource. Furthermore, Rod’s best
-
selling Expert One
-
on
-
One J2EE
Design and Development (20
02) was one of the most influential books
ever published on J2EE.




4. Struts
paketes izstrādātājs

Craig Mcclanahan
, creator of Struts, a popular open source MVC
framework for building Java
-
based web applications
, which is
arguably that every Java develo
per know how to code Struts. With the
huge success of Struts in early day, it’s widely implemented in every
single of the old Java web application project.





5. JBoss
paketes izstrādātājs

Marc Fleury
, who founded JBoss in 2001,
an open
-
source Java
appli
cation server, arguably the de facto standard for deploying
Java
-
based Web applications.

Later he sold the JBoss to RedHat, and
joined RedHat to continue support on the JBoss development. On 9
February 2007, he decided to leave Red Hat to pursue other pers
onal
interests, such as teaching, research in biology, music and his family.



6. Java Collections Framework izstr
ādātājs

Joshua Bloch
,

led the design and implementation of numerous Java
platform features, including
JDK 5.0 language enhancements and the
award
-
winning Java Collections Framework
. In June 2004 he left Sun
and became Chief Java Architect at Google. Furthe
rmore, he won the
prestigious Jolt Award from Software Development Magazine for his
book, “Effective Java”, which is arguably a must read Java’s book.



7. Test Driven Development un

JUnit
izstrādātājs

Kent Beck
,

creator of the Extreme Programming and Tes
t Driven
Development software development methodologies. Furthermore, he and
Erich Gamma created
JUnit, a simple testing framework, which turn
into the de facto standard for testing Java
-
based Web applications.

The combine of JUnit and Test Driven Developm
ent makes a big changed
on the way of coding Java, which causes many Java developers are not
willing to follow it.






8. Tomcat un

Ant
izstrādātājs

James Duncan Davidson
, while he was software engineer at Sun
Microsystems (1997

2001),
created Tomcat Jav
a
-
based web server
, still
widely use in most of the Java web projects, and also
Ant build tool
,
which uses XML to describe the build process and its dependencies, which
is still the de facto standard for building Java
-
based Web applications.