Francesco is a Sun Certified Enterprise Architect, employed for an Italian company based in Rome. He started learning Java in 1997 and since then he has followed the path to the newest Application Program Interfaces released by Sun. In 2000 he joined the JBoss Community when the application server was running the release 2.X.
He has spent many years as a software consultant, where he has envisioned many successful software migrations from vendor platforms to the opensource products like JBoss AS, fulfilling the tight budget requirements of current times. In the past five years he has started authoring technical articles for O’Reilly Media and running an IT portal focused on JBoss products (http://www.mastertheboss.com).
In December 2009 he published the title “JBoss AS 5 Development” which describes how to create and deploy Java Enterprise applications on JBoss AS. http://www.packtpub.com/jboss-as-5-development/book
In December 2010 he published his second title “JBoss AS 5 Performance tuning” which describes how to deliver fast and efficient applications on JBoss AS. http://www.packtpub.com/jboss-5-performance-tuning/book