About Sven Efftinge works as consultant, coach and developer and leads a branch of itemis in northern Germany. His focus is on language and IDE development. Sven is the project lead of the Xtend programming language and the Xtext language framework. When not sitting in front of a computer, he likes to spend time with his kids or go kitesurfing.
Specialties: model-driven software development, language design, domain-specific modeling, software factories, eclipse technologies, software architecture, testing, agile methodologies, programming languages