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Kito D. Mann

Kito D. Mann is an enterprise architect who has developed applications with a wide variety of technologies on several different platforms. He has been working with Java since its debut in 1995, and has written several articles on Java-related products and technologies. Kito has consulted with Fortune 500 clients, including Prudential Financial and J. P. Morgan Chase & Company, and was recently the chief architect of an educational application service provider. He is also the author of JavaServer Faces in Action (Manning) and the founder of JSFCentral.com, a site devoted to the JavaServer Faces community.

 

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So, I recently ran across an excellent job search site called Indeed.com. It's one of these hip new vertical search engines, with a focus on jobs, of course....

If you're interested in my $0.02 on AJAX, check out my Public Static editorial in JavaPro magazine. Here's an excerpt:

If your head wasn't in the sand during 2005, you've...

I must admit I'm a big fan of periodicals. I'm a magazine junkie. I've gotten into arguments with my wife about the pile of magazines on the coffee table (now we have a six-foot tall magazine rack...

So, I've been happily using Opera for a while now. I have applied a cool skin, imported my Firefox bookmarks, created and saved sessions (Opera has session-saving of tabs built-in), and so on....

There are only a few major events in the Java universe each year. The most obvious one is JavaOne, but another major one is TheServerSide...

I have the privilege of speaking at Chariot Solution's Emerging Technology Conference in Philadelphia, PA on March 16th. Chariot has pulled...

I'm currently working with the good folks over at Skills Matter to develop a course based on my book,...

Like many Java developers (and an increasing number of web users in general), I have been a big Firefox supporter ever since I switched from Mozilla quite some time ago. The development plugins...

So, if you ever read this blog, you may have noticed that I don't blog very frequently. However, I really enjoy writing (which is a good thing since I get paid to do it). I often think about blog...

I've been to quite a few conferences and symposiums lately, and I must say that JavaZone 2005 was one of the best. It had the right mix of in-depth talks,...

I just completed an extensive writeup of my experiences at JavaOne 2005, complete with stories about members of the JSF community and a blurb about my presentation (which was jam-packed).

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As I mentioned in an earlier post, at JavaOne this year I'll be presenting a Birds-of-the-Feather session on Monday night (June 27th) at 9:30pm, entitled "The JavaServer Faces Ecosystem". I'll be...

It was a pleasure to present at the Northern Virginia Software Symposium over the weekend. The conference was in Reston, VA -- about 15 minutes from where I spent my formative years.

I suppose all of my networking over the past year has payed off, because my session for JavaOne in June, 2005 has been accepted. Last year I wasn't so lucky, so I was pleasantly surprised to get a...

The third day of the TSS symposium was short – the last session ended at 4:45pm. This was definitely a Good Thing; no matter how much of a geek you are, Saturday night in Las Vegas has quite...

I began the second day of TheServerSide
symposium
with the morning's Power of Patterns keynote by Compuware's
Mike...

This is the story of my first day at TheServerSide (TSS) Symposium, which was at the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas (where I also stayed). If you haven't...