James Duncan Davidson (born July 29, 1970 in Lubbock, Texas) is an American photographer and a software developer. While a software engineer at Sun Microsystems (1997–2001), Davidson created Tomcat, a Java‐based webserver application and the Ant Java‐based build tool. Davidson is the author or co-author of several books on both using and writing software, including Learning Cocoa with Objective-C, Cocoa in a Nutshell, Running Mac OS X Panther, and Mac OS X Panther Hacks, all published by O’Reilly Media. He also contributed to Agile Web Development with Rails, published by The Pragmatic Programmers.

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  • James Duncan Davidson (* 29. Juli 1970 in Lubbock, Texas) ist ein amerikanischer Softwareentwickler, der den Webserver Tomcat und das in Java geschriebene Hilfsprogramm Ant entwickelt hat. Davidson wuchs in Oklahoma und Texas auf. Er war von 1997 bis 2001 bei Sun Microsystems beschäftigt. In dieser Zeit schrieb er auch die oben genannten Programme. Zurzeit ist er als Softwareberater und Fotograf selbständig tätig. Wohnhaft ist er in Portland in Oregon. Davidson verlagerte in den letzten Jahren (2005–2006) seinen Interessenschwerpunkt auf dem Gebiet der Programmierung in Richtung Ruby on Rails. Gemeinsam mit dem bekannten Rails-Guru Mike Clark hat Davidson einige der komplexesten und robustesten frühen Rails-Applikationen entwickelt. Heute arbeitet Davidson in Berlin für 6Wunderkinder an Wunderlist. (de)
  • James Duncan Davidson (born July 29, 1970 in Lubbock, Texas) is an American photographer and a software developer. While a software engineer at Sun Microsystems (1997–2001), Davidson created Tomcat, a Java‐based webserver application and the Ant Java‐based build tool. Davidson is the author or co-author of several books on both using and writing software, including Learning Cocoa with Objective-C, Cocoa in a Nutshell, Running Mac OS X Panther, and Mac OS X Panther Hacks, all published by O’Reilly Media. He also contributed to Agile Web Development with Rails, published by The Pragmatic Programmers. He was raised in Oklahoma and Texas, and is currently a software engineer for 6Wunderkinder working on Wunderlist, and a photographer. He is a resident of Berlin. In 2005 Davidson turned his programming interests and attention in the direction of Ruby on Rails. In tandem with well‐known Rails guru Mike Clark, he designed and built some of the most complex and robust early Rails applications.[citation needed] Starting in 2005, Duncan added photography to his other professional focuses.He has served as the primary event photographer at several high-profile technology conferences. Since 2009 he has been the main stage photographer for TED conferences, photographing every TED and TEDGlobal event. In 2010, Duncan was the photographer for the Mission Blue Voyage in the Galapagos Islands and led the TEDxOilSpill Expedition in the Gulf of Mexico. Davidson is also known for his artistic travel photos, often with an eye for architectural details, a clear reference to his university studies in architecture. He is co-founder and co-owner (along with Greg Koenig) of Luma Labs, a small company based in Portland, OR focused on making high quality camera accessories. (en)
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  • James Duncan Davidson (born July 29, 1970 in Lubbock, Texas) is an American photographer and a software developer. While a software engineer at Sun Microsystems (1997–2001), Davidson created Tomcat, a Java‐based webserver application and the Ant Java‐based build tool. Davidson is the author or co-author of several books on both using and writing software, including Learning Cocoa with Objective-C, Cocoa in a Nutshell, Running Mac OS X Panther, and Mac OS X Panther Hacks, all published by O’Reilly Media. He also contributed to Agile Web Development with Rails, published by The Pragmatic Programmers. (en)
  • James Duncan Davidson (* 29. Juli 1970 in Lubbock, Texas) ist ein amerikanischer Softwareentwickler, der den Webserver Tomcat und das in Java geschriebene Hilfsprogramm Ant entwickelt hat.Davidson wuchs in Oklahoma und Texas auf. Er war von 1997 bis 2001 bei Sun Microsystems beschäftigt. In dieser Zeit schrieb er auch die oben genannten Programme. Zurzeit ist er als Softwareberater und Fotograf selbständig tätig. Wohnhaft ist er in Portland in Oregon. (de)
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