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Biography

Very Short Bio

Bruce Eckel (www.MindViewLLC.com) has published 10 books (see Bibliography), numerous blog posts, over 150 articles, and has given hundreds of presentations. He creates and runs small conferences and provides training and consulting in programming languages and software system design. He also created Evolve Coworking in Crested Butte, CO.

Short Bio

Bruce Eckel (www.MindViewLLC.com) has published 10 books (see Bibliography), numerous blog posts, over 150 articles, and has given hundreds of presentations throughout the world. He was a founding member of the ANSI/ISO C++ committee and was for many years the chair of both the C++ and Java tracks at the Software Development conference. He cofounded the JavaPosse Roundup Conference (now the Winter Tech Forum) and created Evolve Coworking in Crested Butte, CO. He periodically holds Developer Retreats and provides public and private training and consulting in programming languages and software system design. He is currently coauthoring the book Atomic Kotlin

Long Bio

Since 1986, Bruce Eckel (www.MindViewLLC.com) has published 10 books (see Bibliography), numerous blog posts, over 150 articles, and has given hundreds of lectures and seminars throughout the world.

He was a founding member of the ANSI/ISO C++ committee. He speaks regularly at conferences and was for many years the chair of both the C++ and Java tracks at the Software Development conference. He cofounded the JavaPosse Roundup Conference (now the Winter Tech Forum) and created Evolve Coworking in Crested Butte, CO.

His book Thinking in C++ won the Software Development Jolt Award for best book published in 1995. Thinking in Java received the Jolt Award for best book published in 2002, as well as the Java World Reader’s Choice Award and Java World Editor’s Choice Award for best book, the Java Developer’s Journal Editor’s Choice Award for books, and the Software Development Productivity Award in 1999.

He is the author of Borland’s World of C++ and Beyond the World of C++ video training tapes (no longer available) and was the C++ speaker for Borland’s World Tours.

In 1997, Bruce founded and is currently the president of MindView, LLC., a Colorado-based corporation focused on providing outstanding training and consulting experiences in programming languages and software system design.

Bruce attended Pomona College and has a BS in Applied Physics from UC Irvine and a Master of Computer Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He began his career developing embedded systems hardware and software. He has worked extensively with C++ since 1987, with Java since 1995, with Python since 1997, and is currently coauthoring the book Atomic Kotlin.

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