o Senior Writer: Sun Developer Network Wrote some of the most frequently read technical articles at Sun. For example, the article "Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB)" has had over 800,000 views. The article "Introducing the Java EE 6 Platform", published in December, 2009 has already had over 100,000 views. o Host: Java Deep Dive Videos and Podcasts Created the Deep Dive video program for the Sun Developer Network in 2007. The Deep Dive videos and audio podcasts attract a large developer and IT audience and have been very favorably rated. For example, the Deep Dive video on JDK 7 I did with guest Danny Coward has over 15,000 views. o Editor and Program Manager: Enterprise Java Tech Tips Created the Enterprise Java Tech Tips program for the Sun Developer Network in 2003. Edited the tips and tested the tip-related code examples. The tips were originally sent out as newsletters and grew a subscription base of over 200,000 readers. I converted the tips to a blog format in 2007. The tips continue to have a lot of traffic. Read my blog at http://blogs.sun.com/edo/
Apr 1999 - Feb 2010
Senior Staff Information Engineer
I had three main responsibilities: o Write technical articles for the java.sun.com and developers.sun.com sites. These two sites are Sun’s primary web sites for developers and Independent Software Vendors. I’ve written many articles for the sites, spanning a wide range of content types and topics -- anywhere from high-level promotional material about tools and technologies to in-depth descriptions of coding techniques. As a writer, I worked closely with a variety of technical people at Sun such as software engineers and architects. You can read many of my articles and tutorials on Sun's Java developer sites:http:// java.sun.com and http://developers.sun.com. o Host Java Deep Dive Videos and Podcasts. These in-depth videos and podcasts give experts an opportunity to talk about and demonstrate leading-edge tools and technologies. I set the overall direction and schedule of the program. I also hosted the sessions. You can view the Deep Dive videos and podcasts at http://java.sun.com/developer/media/deepdivemain.jsp o Edit and Manage the Enterprise Java Tech Tips Program. Tech Tips are mini-tutorials on Java technology topics. The tips are published twice a month as blog entries and are available to subscribers via an RSS feed. I worked closely with authors, technical reviewers, and publishing personnel. I set schedules and well as content strategy for the tips. I also edited the tips and tested the code examples. You can find the Tech Tips at http://blogs.sun.com/enterprisetechtips
Mar 1989 - Apr 1999
Staff Information Developer
I filled a variety of roles involved in supporting IBM software products. These ranged from: o Writing both printed publications and online documents. o Editing printed publications and online documents. o Managing information developers.