Pat Niemeyer (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the author of the books Learning Java and
Exploring Java, O'Reilly & Associates and the creator of the BeanShell Java
Scripting Language. Pat is an independent consultant in the areas of
networking and distributed applications and is currently working on enterprise
systems in the financial industry. Pat lives in St. Louis, where he
spends much of his time and keeps all of his stuff.