By Yolande Poirier-Oracle on May 17, 2016
Welcome New Java Champion Ivar Grimstad
Ivar is a software architect, Java EE advocate and JCP Expert Group member coding Java professionally since 1998. He has been involved over the years in projects from small Java ME applications to large enterprise projects. His first few projects were based on J2EE, then he moved to Spring Framework and now most of his projects are with Java EE 7.
Ivar has facilitated Java Competence Groups internally and externally. He is a frequent speaker at developer conferences such as JavaOne, JavaLand, Devoxx, Øredev, and Swedish JUGs. Ivar is a member of the NetBeans Dream and currently leads the Malmö Java User Group. He writes about agile development methods and Java in general on his blog and is a DZone Most Valued Blogger.
Ivar received the nomination of JCP Member of the year Award 2015. Currently, he is involved in the Java Community Process, specifically in the expert groups for JSR 368 (JMS 2.1), JSR 371 (MVC 1.0) and JSR 375 (Java Security API). Follow him @ivar_grimstad
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