Bruce Tate is a kayaker, mountain biker, and father of two from Austin, Texas. He is the founder of RapidRed, a consultancy in Austin, Texas. An international speaker and author of more than ten books, Bruce’s primary focus through the years has remained steady: rapid development of web applications. He specializes on putting highly effective teams on the most productive and most appropriate technologies. His most recent book is Seven Languages in Seven Weeks, a book about learning programming languages.