Danno Ferrin is a Software Engineer at Fluke Networks by day, where he is enhancing a long-standing application to work on JavaFX and mobile devices. He has worked with Java since the beta release in 1995 and has only had one software job where he hasn't used a JVM on a daily basis. He has contributed to several open source projects including committing to Apache Tomcat, Apache Ant, the Groovy Programming Language and co-founded the Griffon Framework. He sings tenor, used to play the clarinet and piano, and was an award winning debater for his high school speech team. His favorite colors are green and orange.