My name is Tomas Restrepo and I’m software develope located in Colombia, South America.

I’m the author of Viasfora, a Visual Studio extension, famous for adding Rainbow Braces to the text editor. It has over 200K downloads.

I’m currently CTO at CData.

The opinions expressed herein are my own personal opinions and do not represent my employer’s view in any way.

Some previous career highlights include:

I was awarded as a Microsoft MVP several times since 1999 until I joined Microsoft in the VC++, .NET, and BizTalk categories for my contributions to the Microsoft developer community, usually through newsgroups, this website, and other forums on the internet.

I also enjoy contributing to Open Source projects. Some of my past work include:

Other tools and contributions can be found on my GitHub profile.