Shawn Hartsock started his career as a C developer in the mid 1990's working on Posix libraries for Sun OS and Linux. His first projects were driver ports from Irix to Linux.
Workplace's politics moved Shawn from the LAMP stack to the Java Enterprise space.
In 2007 Shawn began consulting on Java technologies like Groovy/Grails and the Spring Framework providing expertise as an experienced Java developer and architect.
In 2012 Shawn began working for VMware's R&D department.