Tomasz Nurkiewicz is a Senior Software Engineer with 4finance, a financial services company based in Latvia. He has spent the last decade coding in Java, and loves back-end development. He is passionate about JVM languages and open source technologies. He is also a frequent blogger for DZone, and speaks at leading Java conferences around the world. Tomasz can be reached on Twitter @tnurkiewicz and on his blog at www.nurkiewicz.com.