Erik Hatcher is the co-author of the premiere book on Ant, Java Development with Ant published by Manning and is co-author of Lucene in Action. He is an active Ant project developer and maintains jGuru's Ant FAQ and Forum. Erik has written articles for WebReview.com, IBM developerWorks, and JavaPro. His other active open-source efforts currently include Lucene, XDoclet, and his own blogger - BlogScene. Erik lives in Charlottesville, VA.