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Gerrit Meier & Michael Simons


Gerrit is a software developer, Java and web addicted, and always looking for new things to learn. He tries to make the world better by sharing knowledge and ideas. He is co-leader of the JUG Ostfalen and last but not least open source committer.

Michael is a father, husband and athlete (the later is probably just wishful thinking). Michael is also a Java Champion, published author, JUG leader and currently working on Spring Data and Neo4j-OGM at Neo4j. In this role, his main focus is providing first class support of Neo4j in the Spring Environment, but he also made contributions to Testcontainers, Spring Boot, Quarkus and some other projects. Michael writes regularly about Java, Software Architecture and live in general at

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