Lukáš Tvrdý is professional software developer, open-source contributor, Krita developer
Currently working for REC Slovakia s.r.o. as software designer.
I was part of the Nokia sponsored team in 2010-2011, that worked on improving Calligra Suite. I worked on improvements in the rendering engine and input filters for Microsoft binary and OOXML document files.
Master degree in computer science at Technical University of Ostrava
Specialization: Computer graphics and Software Engineering.
Thesis: Brush painting in 2D raster graphics, implemented in open-source application Krita
Bachalour thesis: Corner detection in digital images
Key techonologies: Linux, Qt, C++
Experience with maintainability of huge code-base, unit-testing, integration testing, performance optimization.
I’m one of the core developers of Krita. My contribution is mainly in tools for painting and brush painting algorithms. I did performance improvements and general bug-fixing of various parts of Krita as community sponsored developer. I mentored students in Google Summer Of Code program. I twice successfully finished my Google Summer Of Code projects as student developer. I blog about stuff I add to Krita.
Libre Graphics Meeting 2011,
Libre Graphics Meeting 2010
Happily married to my beautiful wife. Exploring various computer graphics algorithms is hobby for me. I do also play guitar with band and listen to music. I do sports like football and riding a bike. I believe in God, I’m Roman Catholic Christian. In my free time I write
articles about christian music for mediablog.