Currently, Kito D. Mann is the Principal Consultant at Virtua, Inc. He specializes in enterprise application architecture, training, development, and mentoring with JavaServer Faces, HTML5, portlets, Liferay, and Java EE technologies. He is the editor-in-chief of JSFCentral.com, co-host of the Enterprise Java Newscast, and the author of JavaServer Faces in Action.
Kito is well liked and respected; he is characterized as being open-minded, gracious and considerate. With regard to his work, he is deemed a talented and innovative resource, and viewed by many as a mentor and gifted teacher. He has functioned as a Trainer for Skills Matter, teaching JSF and related courses across the UK and Europe, founded and organized the JSF Summit Conferences, and is an internationally recognized speaker.
From all indications, Kito D. Mann is the go-to guy for all things JSF. According to a fellow developer, Kito ‘ … has been at the center of JSF for as long as it’s been around, involved in everything from the specifications to authoring a book, to the community news portal.’
SyntaxCon brings together over thirty-five talented developers from around the country who will share road-tested insights.
This year’s schedule provides content across 4 main tracks, each with a specific focus:
- Front-End Development
- Back-End Development
- Mobile Development
- Platforms (cloud-hosted services, gaming, content management systems, etc.)
Attendees can customize their personal agenda by choosing sessions with an aim to improve their craft, fulfill goals, and learn cutting edge trends and best practices in a relatively short time.