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Thomas Sundberg

The responsible developer

Developers are the translators between ideas and code. They translate ideas about functionality to code so the end users can benefit from a usable program. This translation has to be done in a careful and responsible way. It should be done by a responsible developer.

What is a responsible developer then?

It is a developer that writes clean, testable and maintainable code. A developer who can explain and describe his work. Someone that knows that he grows by helping his fellow developers and never settles for second best.

Thomas will discuss the properties of a responsible developer and suggest ways you can improve to become a responsible developer.

Thomas Sundberg

Thomas Sundberg is an independent consultant based in Stockholm, Sweden. He has a Masters degree in Computer Science from the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, in Stockholm. Thomas has been working as a developer for more than 20 years. He has taught programming at The Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, one the leading technical universities in Sweden. Thomas has developed an obsession for technical excellence. This translates to Software Craftsmanship, Clean Code and Test Automation.

Thomas is a frequent speaker at different conferences and developer venues.

Thomas runs a blog where he writes about programming, Software craftsmanship and whatever problem he wants to share a solution about. It can be found at