Bio: Scott Stanchfield

MeScott Stanchfield is one of's (formerly MageLang Institute) most enthusiastic Java instructors. In addition to having a great love for teaching, Scott contributes regularly to course development and has written several articles on Java Programming and using VisualAge for Java. Scott is a widely respected expert on VisualAge for Java. In fact, people at IBM have said that they consider Scott one of their best marketing "weapons."

Before joining MageLang, Scott was a Compiler Engineer at MetaWare Incorporated, responsible for maintenance and new development of their C++ compiler and assemblers. He was a Senior Programmer/Analyst at McCabe & Associates, where he developed several language parsers for reverse engineering tools. He was also a Staff Programmer at IBM, where he developed tools to support development for the FAA Advanced Automation System.

Scott earned his Master's degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University, focusing on compilers, object-oriented analysis and design, and artificial intelligence. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Michigan.

Interested in VisualAge for Java tech tips? Be sure to visit Scott's VisualAge for Java Tips and Tricks Home Page as well as his home page.