J. Steven Perry

J. Steven Perry

Consultant, Trainer, Java Expert

  • @jstevenperry

Little Rock, Arkansas

Areas of Expertise:

  • Java
  • JMX
  • UML
  • Wicket
  • OOA&D
  • C++
  • Log4j
  • Speaking
J Steven Perry is an independent software developer and writes everything from technical documentation to Java code, and has a passion for teaching and mentoring other developers.

Steve is the author of Java Management Extensions, co author of Java Enterprise Best Practices, several magazine articles related to software development topics like Joda Time, OpenID for Java Web Applications (Part 1 of 2) and the O'Reilly ShortCut Log4J. When not writing software or writing about how to write software, Steve enjoys spending time with his children, riding his bicycle, and teaching yoga. He is the owner and principal consultant for Makoto Consulting Group, in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Log4J Log4J
by J. Steven Perry
October 2009
Ebook: $4.99

Java Management Extensions Java Management Extensions
by J. Steven Perry
June 2002
Print: $34.95

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Pop-up factory

May 29 2015

Attend O’Reilly’s Solid Conference, June 23–25, in San Francisco. Solid, O’Reilly’s conference exploring how the collision of software and hardware is fueling the creation of a software-enhanced, networked physical world, will feature a radical demonstration: a live, pop-up electronics factory. … read more

Happy Birthday To Me: Reviews of Some Toys I’ve Recently Gotten

May 29 2015

My birthday was in April, so in the "Happy Birthday To Me" spirit, I'll consider anything interesting I've acquired in the last few months a birthday present to myself. Much of it is related to cycling, which I've been getting into. Anyway, here are some mini reviews on some of… read more

Pop-up factory

May 29 2015

Attend O’Reilly’s Solid Conference, June 23–25, in San Francisco. Solid, O’Reilly’s conference exploring how the collision of software and hardware is fueling the creation of a software-enhanced, networked physical world, will feature a radical demonstration: a live, pop-up electronics factory. … read more