By Yolande Poirier-Oracle on Jun 03, 2015
Congratulations to the new Java Champion David Blevins!
David is a member of the Apache Software Foundation and co-founder of the OpenEJB (1999), Geronimo (2003), and TomEE (2011) projects. He founded the company Tomitribe (2012), encouraging developers to contribute to the Open Source communities he created. He is a veteran of Open Source Java EE for both the implementation and definition of Java EE specifications for over 10 years in order to make Java EE as simple, testable and as light as Java SE.
David is a regular speaker on Open Source and Java EE at JavaOne, Devoxx BE, Devoxx UK, Devoxx FR, ApacheCon, JavaLand, JAX London, JAXConf, W-JAX, O'Reilly Open Source conference and a JavaOne RockStar. David is also a contributing author to Component-Based Software Engineering: Putting the Pieces Together from Addison Wesley. In his personal blog, David wrote on popular topics such as the Connector Architecture, and Meta-Annotations. Follow him at @dblevins
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