Chad DarbyChád (pronounced shod) Darby is an author, instructor and speaker in the Java development world. As a recognized authority on Java applications and architectures, he is regularly invited to present technical sessions at software development conferences worldwide (India, Australia, Italy, Russia, U.K., Canada and U.S.A.).

In his twenty years as a professional software architect, he’s had the opportunity to work for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Merck, Northrop Grumman, Red Hat and a handful of Internet startups.

Chád is a contributing author to several Java books:

  1. Professional Java E-Commerce (Wrox Press)
  2. Beginning Java Networking (Wrox Press)
  3. XML and Web Services Unleashed (Sams Publishing).

In addition to authoring books, Chád has served as technical reviewer for Apress where he reviewed 20+ books on Android and Java EE development.

Chád also authored Java training courses that are hosted on Udemy.com.

Chád has Java certifications from Oracle and IBM. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

In his free time, Chád enjoys running half-marathons. He is also an avid vinyl music collector.

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  1. Comments  Nigel Goremusandu   |  Thursday, 18 June 2020 at 5:00 am

    Hi Chad, Thank you very much for your tutorials they have helped me immensely in my work and career, would like to say GOOD JOB 🙂 . Can you please come up with a TDD tutorial in Spring Boot. Am failing to get the hang of it. Would gladly subscribe to a TDD Spring Boot tutorial.

  2. Comments  Alex Cary   |  Tuesday, 06 July 2021 at 2:20 pm

    Awsome Brother

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