Jeff Palmer

Principal Consultant
3 years at Object Partners
12 years of Technology Experience

Jeff is a Sun Certified Java Developer who has been focused on the Groovy ecosystem for the past six years. Jeff developed his first Grails application in 2008 for the City of Chicago and has been hooked ever since. Passionate about technology, Jeff cofounded the Chicago Groovy User Group in 2010 and has enjoyed learning about various aspects of Groovy, Grails, Gradle, and Spock. As a native of Boston, Jeff has been spoiled by the local sports teams with all four major teams winning at least one championship in the past decade. When he’s not writing code, Jeff enjoys spending time with his children, reading and exploring new places.

Jeff received his B.S. in Biology from Boston University and a M.S. in Computer Science from DePaul University.

My JavaOne Experience

Last week I had the opportunity to attend my second JavaOne conference. It was my first since 2009 and thus my first since Oracle took the reigns from Sun. It was also the first where .. READ MORE