Andreas Lundblad

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Bio & Résumé

Andreas Lundblad is a software developer with a passion for quality and correctness. After finishing his PhD in computer science in 2013, he joined the langtools team at Oracle to develop the javac compiler and other language tools. In 2016 he started at Palantir as a forward deployed engineer. Andreas is the 77th top user on Stack Overflow and was recently selected as one of Swedens top 10 developers under 30 in the 30under30 competition.

When he’s not writing code he’s attending programming meetups, practicing juggling or spending time with his wife and two daugters.

Résumé (updated december 26, 2018) and list of publications.


Hundreds of articles on various programming topics include Java, go and general computing. The articles are concise and provide examples up front.
A site that tracks Elo rating for Stack Overflow users. As opposed to reputation, which is a cumulative measure of how much the community has appreciated a users contributions, the rating is a relative measure of a users "skill" compared to other users.
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Blog / Stack Overflow

Featured blog entries and Stack Overflow answers.

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My favorite talks / articles

  1. Pacific Northwest Scala 2013 We're Doing It All Wrong, talk by Paul Phillips
  2. Paying Down Your Technical Debt, article by Jeff Atwood
  3. Java Generics gotchas, article by Brian Goetz
  4. The "C is Efficient" Language Fallacy, article by Mark C. Chu-Carroll
  5. 10x is a State of Being, Not a Type of Engineer, article by Jeff Dickey
  6. Hyperproductive development, article by Jessica Kerr

Video clips that amaze me