Bruce Eckel
President, Mindview, LLC

Bruce Eckel is the author of Thinking in Java and Thinking in C++, and a number of other books on computer programming. He’s been in the computer industry for 30 years, periodically gets frustrated and tries to quit, then something like Scala comes along and offers hope and sucks him back in. He’s given hundreds of presentations around the world and enjoys putting on alternative conferences and events like The Java Posse Roundup. He is currently studying organizational dynamics, trying to find a new way to organize companies so that working together becomes a joy; you can read about his struggles in this arena at, while his programming work can be found through

Recent comments

posted 9 months ago:
I uploaded the slides to the OSCON site/service (as requested by OSCON) the night before the presentation. Not sure if there's just a delay in posting or if it's just obscure to find them.
posted 9 months ago:
You can use any editor you're comfortable with. We use Sublime but that doesn't mean you have to.
posted 9 months ago:
I think we might have originally proposed it as a full-day tutorial, thus the wording. Sorry for the confusion.


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