Howard Lewis Ship
  • Seasoned Open-Source / JEE Developer
  • 24+ years experience as full-time software Developer
  • 15+ years experience with Java
  • 3+ years experience with Clojure
  • Creator: Apache Tapestry
  • Author: Tapestry in Action


I've spent a lot of time creating elegant, powerful tools and frameworks that have enabled hundreds of other developers to create (and maintain!) terrific applications. I'm looking to join a team where I can learn as well as teach, stretch my boundaries, and create something amazing!


  • Programming: Java, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Clojure, Groovy, Ruby, Objective-C, Lua, Python
  • User Interface: HTML, XML, CSS, JSON, XSL, Jade, Less
  • Relational Database: SQL, Hibernate Query Languages
Frameworks and TechnologiesConsulting Skills
  • Framework Design: converting domain knowledge into reusable code
  • Full Stack Thinking: can appreciate applications from the user's perspective, all the way down to low-level code
  • Mentoring: sharing my experience in a classroom setting, or less formally
  • Writing: published author, expert speaker, good at distilling complex information
  • Gets Things Done: pragmatic about priorities and deliverables