About the Authors
Eric Clayberg is Senior Vice President for Product Development for Instantiations, Inc. Eric is a seasoned software technologist, product developer, entrepreneur, and manager with more than 15 years of commercial software development experience, including seven years of experience with Java and four years with Eclipse. He is the primary author and architect of more than a dozen commercial Java and Smalltalk add-on products, including the popular WindowBuilder Pro, CodePro Studio, and the award-winning VA Assist Enterprise product lines. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from MIT, an MBA from Harvard, and has co-founded two successful software companies.
Dan Rubel is Chief Technology Ofﬁcer for Instantiations, Inc. He is an entrepreneur and an expert in the design and application of OO technologies with more than 15 years of commercial software development experience, including eight years of experience with Java and four years with Eclipse. He is the primary architect and product manager for several successful commercial products, including JFactor, jKit/GO, and jKit/Grid, and has played key design and leadership roles in other commercial products such as Window-Builder Pro, VA Assist, and CodePro Studio. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Bucknell and has co-founded a successful company.
Instantiations is an Advanced IBM Business Partner and developer of many commercial add-ons for Eclipse and IBM’s VisualAge and WebSphere product lines. Instantiations is a member of the Eclipse Foundation and a contributor to the Eclipse open source effort with responsibility for the Eclipse Collaboration Tools project known as Koi and joint responsibility for the Eclipse Visual Editor project.