About the Author

David Geary is a prominent author, speaker, and consultant, who began implementing graphics-based applications and interfaces with C and Smalltalk in the 1980s. David taught C++ and Object-Oriented Software Development for eight years at Boeing, and was a software engineer at Sun Microsystems from 1994–1997. He is the author of eight Java books, including two best-selling books on the Java component frameworks, Swing and JavaServer Faces (JSF). David’s Graphic Java 2: Swing is the all-time best-selling Swing book, and Core JavaServer Faces, which David wrote with Cay Horstmann, is the best-selling book on JSF.

David is a passionate and prolific public speaker who has spoken at hundreds of conferences world-wide. He spoke on ...

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