Rick Ossendrijver earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Software Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht and the University of Amsterdam, respectively. He further developed his passion for static analysis, software quality, and automation during his thesis project at Picnic, where he extended Error Prone to automate library migrations. Rick is a Software Engineer at Picnic and a member of the Java Platform team, which supports over 300 engineers within the company. The team focuses on developing and maintaining Java support libraries and a suite of tools that improve developer productivity and streamline the development process.
- Automating away bugs with Error Prone in practice