Steve Swing is an independent consultant and software developer from Columbus OH. He has nearly 29 years of experience in the software industry with 13 of those as an independent. Married for 26 years to his wife Doris, with a son and daughter and having completed his role as a tuition provider he’s entering a new empty-nest phase of life still trying to make time to learn recent technologies like Lagom, Scala, Akka, Play! Framework, Spark, SBT, and Swift. He’s a Manifest Solutions Bootcamp Master craftsman Trainer. Enjoys singing in the Grace Polaris Choir & Ensemble with his son. He likes to inflict puns on his teammates; he calls it punishment.