Alex Theedom

Senior Java Developer, London

Alex is a senior Java developer with over 10 years experience developing Java Enterprise Edition and Spring Framework applications. He is a Java EE trainer, the co-author of Professional Java EE Design Patterns and a regular speaker at conferences. He has authored and recorded Java courses for some of the best-known training providers including LinkedIn Learning.

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