Lasse Schuirmann is a freelance software developer who cares passionately about open source, collaboratively developed software. After he was awarded the Google Summer of Code sholarship, he began mentoring several students while administering the GSoC program for the GNOME organization. Currently he spends most of his time maintaining and developing his open source project coala to help developers improving their code quality without hassle. The coala project group has over 70 contributors and is present at conferences all around the world.

In his spare time, Lasse forges high quality (mostly python) software and conducts workshops for clients of his company Viper Development (, pursues a master degree in Computer Science and develops GitMate (, a hand crafted piece of software that supports developers during their whole workflow.

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