Gerry currently works as a Senior Technical Trainer for a Forbes 100 company based in the US. Gerry's role includes upskilling and reskilling software engineers who develop business critical software applications, enhancing the programming skills of 'returners' to the workforce and introducing new graduates to the application of software development in the software industry.
Gerry, through his long career, has mastered teaching difficult concepts in a simple way that makes learning accessible and enjoyable. The textbooks and notes he produces follow the simple philosophy of keeping it simple, while making the instructions detailed. As an educator Gerry has taught other educators how to teach programming to their students and has provided materials that can be used by the teacher or pupil. Gerry is passionate about software development and believes we can all learn to write code if we are patient and understand the basic coding concepts.
Gerry's learning, development and teaching are driven by the current hot topics within the technology industry and for Gerry they are presently based around the:
- back-end technologies of the Java programming language and incorporating the Spring Framework to create API's