Manuel Pichler is a software architect with extraordinary practical experience. As the creator of some of the most widely-used PHP quality assurance tools (PHPMD, PHP_Depend and Ant Build Commons), he has a vivid passion for static code analysis, software metrics and other quality assurance related technologies. Manuel has worked as an expert consultant and trainer at Qafoo, of which he is also a co-founder. At Frontastic he’s responsible for Code Quality and Cloud Operations.