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Todd Greanier is an author and software architect, widely regarded as an expert in Java programming. He has written several books on the subject, including Java Foundations, which is used as a textbook in many college-level computer science programs. It has been translated into over forty languages and is the standard text for Java programmers in India, Russia, Germany, and South Africa.
Once a popular instructor for Sun Microsystems, Greanier now works to develop and deliver online training programs. He was a frequent contributor to the now defunct New York Sun newspaper, and was co-author (with sportswriter Sean Lahman) of three books on professional football.
Todd published his first book of poetry, Despising Van Gogh, in February 2011.
- From Sun Developer Network — "Greanier…has been teaching and developing Java since it was introduced publicly. An expert in distributed Java technologies, he teaches classes in a wide range of topics, including JDBC, RMI, CORBA, UML, Swing, servlets/JSP, security, JavaBeans, Enterprise Java Beans, and multithreading. He also creates custom seminars for corporations, slanted to their specific needs."
- Review of Greanier's appearance at Java University. — "Greanier, a longtime Java developer and trainer, is an engaging instructor…"
- Greanier's archive at New York Sun website
- Listing of football books at Amazon.