We catch up with Cédric Beust and discuss many things, but above all we talk about Kobalt, the build system he's created from scratch in Kotlin, and actively maintains
About Cédric Beust
Cédric Beust is the author of TestNG and Kobalt amongst other things. Beust holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. In 2000, Beust joined WebLogic, subsequently acquired by BEA Systems, and made contributions to their flagship product Oracle WebLogic Server in the area of EJBs and clustering. In 2004, Beust was hired by Google to help the search company with its nascent Java efforts.