Eric Smith is a Software Crafter and Trainer at 8th Light where he is focused on helping teams adopt Software Craftsmanship practices effectively. Eric also blogs at paytonrules.com where he writes about the problems new practitioners of TDD encounter, and how to solve them. He's written code numerous languages, but is currently focused on F#. He has a Master's Degree in Video Game Development, and spends much his free time writing small arcade games. He's been happily married for the last 10 years, and is a father of 5.