Welcome to the homepage of Wayne Ellis. Here you'll find a collection of projects that I am working on and things that I find interesting. Use the links above and below to find out more about me and the things I am involved in.
Who is Wayne Ellis? You can read more about me in the about section.
In summary, I am a Software Architect, who loves web technology, enjoys writing about it, and enjoys building web applications.
The Play Framework is a revolutionary way to build web applications in Java, taking away all the pain of the bloated J2EE approach to Java Web Apps. It is fast, simple and very very powerful.
I have been so impressed with it, I have written a book and a few blogs about it. Plus this site is powered by Play!
Is It My Go
My latest project, which is still work in progress, aims to bring popular Euro boardgames online, using pure Web technology, that do not have to be completed in a single sitting.
By using Play!, HTML, AJAX and a database on the server to save the game state, players can play a game over several hours, days or weeks. And can even play more than one game at a time.