Vinod Krishnan has over 8 years' experience in the information technology industry which exposed him to a wide range of technologies, including Java, J2EE, Weblogic, Fusion Middleware, SOA, and WebCenter.
He has been working with Oracle ADF technologies since 2005 and has his affinity for ADF grew after he joined Oracle India. For the last five years, Vinod has been actively involved in large implementations of next generation enterprise applications utilizing Oracle's JDeveloper and Application Development Framework (ADF) technologies. He holds a B.Tech. in Information Technology from Anna University of Chennai, India.
He is currently responsible for building and deploying applications using Oracle Fusion Middleware Tech stack as a Fusion Middleware consultant.
He is an Oracle Certified specialist and the technologies he has worked on include Oracle ADF, SOA, WebCenter, and Identity Management. His contributions towards JDeveloper and ADF discussion forums are countless. With his experience he has learnt many tips and techniques that will help new users to learn this technology without any hassle. He writes his own blog (http://vtkrishn.com) to discuss tips and tricks using Oracle technologies.
Vinod Krishnan has had a multifaceted career including positions such as Senior Consultant, Senior Applications Engineer, Software Engineer, and Solution Architect for MNCs such as Oracle, Capgemini, and Keane. Currently he is working as a Fusion Middleware consultant with Sunera Technologies. This is the first book that Vinod Krishnan has worked on.
I would like to express my gratitude to the people who saw me through this book; to all those who provided support, talked things over, read, wrote, offered comments, allowed me to quote their remarks and assisted in the editing, proofreading, and design.
I want to thank my wife, Sandhya, who supported and encouraged me in spite of all the time it took me away from her. It was a long and difficult journey for her.
I would like to thank Grant Mizen, Stephanie Moss, Amey Sawant, and Poonam Jain for helping me in the process of selection and editing.
Thanks to Packt Publishing for giving me the opportunity to help and guide new users of ADF with my book.