James Cutajar is a software developer with an interest in scalable, high-performance computing, and distributed algorithms. He has worked in the technology field for over 15 years in various industries. He is also an author of various video courses on Scala and a book on data structures and algorithms. Through his career, he has been an instructor, open source contributor, blogger, and a tech evangelist. When he is not writing software, he is riding his motorbike, surfing, scuba diving, or ﬂying light aircraft. He was born in Malta, lived in London for almost a decade, and is now working in Portugal.