Deepak is a Sun Certified Java Programmer and Web Component Developer, and has worked in the fields of XML, Java programming and Java EE for ten years. Deepak is the co-author of the Apress book Pro XML Development with Java Technology and was the technical reviewer for the O'Reilly book WebLogic: The Definitive Guide. Deepak was also the technical reviewer for the Course Technology PTR book Ruby Programming for the Absolute Beginner. Deepak is also the author of the Packt Publishing books JDBC 4.0 and Oracle JDeveloper for J2EE Development, Processing XML Documents with Oracle JDeveloper 11g, EJB 3.0 Database Persistence with Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, and Java EE Development in Eclipse IDE. Deepak is a Docker Mentor and has published 5 books on Docker and Kubernetes.
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