Barney Boisvert is a Senior Software Engineer for ARMUS Corporation in San Mateo, CA. He has been developing Java, Groovy and CFML software for over 15 years in a wide range of industries, from crisis communication management to data mining and business intelligence. He has a passion for problem solving and software design and has produced several frameworks as well as contributing to existing projects (including Hibernate, Groovy, ColdSpring, and Liquibase). He lives in Portland, Oregon with his two kids and can often be found building LEGO machines or playing soccer. You can find him online at https://github.com/barneyb, http://programmerluddite.com/ or tweeting at @barneyb.