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Arturs Sosins is a young, but ambitious web developer from Latvia. Spending his days at university or work and spending evenings with his wife and little son, he still manages to find himself new challenges and contribute his work to the developer community on a weekly basis. Follow him on Twitter @ar2rsawseen to know what he’s up to.
Peter Bell has content in April 2009
Peter Bell is CEO/CTO of SystemsForge (www.systemsforge.com) and writes and presents internationally on Code Generation/Domain Specific Modeling, Object Oriented patterns and Agile development.
Jed Brubaker has content in March 2009
Jed Brubaker is a 'since the web was born' developer and academic who focuses on making the web a less scary place. With a background in technology and psychology, and a passion for user experience, he has worked extensively as a software developer and instructor, publishing a number of articles and presenting at conferences around the U.S. When he isn’t using his tech powers for good, Jed crashes at his cat Minka’s condo in Washington, D.C.
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David Calhoun (@franksvalli) is a freelance frontend engineer living near San Francisco. He formerly worked for Yahoo! His developer blog can be reached at http://davidbcalhoun.com.
Daniel-Constantin Ghita has content in October 2011
Dino Gambone has over 15 years experience developing Web and Windows desktop based solutions, with a background in C/C++, Visual Basic, C# & VB.NET, and various Web technologies. His current role is as a manager of a development group specializing in creating products and services using advanced web technologies. In his spare time, he enjoys playing around with the latest trends and technologies focusing on Web development and Game development and teaching his 3 year-old how to kill aliens in Halo.
Robert Fischer has content in March 2009
Robert Fischer is a web application architect, technical leader, and trainer who consults independently as Smokejumper Consulting. He specializes in functional programming and web application persistence layers, and his fondness for programming language theory borders on the unhealthy. His open source projects include JConch (a Java concurrency library), Autobase (a Grails database migration plugin), and set of Perl utilities for text-based ciphers. He currently resides in Durham, North Carolina, and is enrolled part-time in graduate school at Duke University. His most recent business project is Groovy and Grails training in conjunction with GroovyMag.
Shea’s expertise is drawn from community participation, and his own experience as the architect of several large web sites and web applications. As part of his effort to make building intuitive user interfaces easier for new programmers, Shea has written webbased tutorials and is a co-author of “Learning ExtJS” (2008, Packt Publishing). He currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and two dogs and spends time skiing, biking, and watching the Steelers. Conflict of Interest Statement: While I am a Core Developer on the Ext JS library project, my capacity is that of an un-paid contributor. I do not share in any profit made by Ext JS the company and have no financial interests directly related to the company.
Jesus Garcia has content in August 2009
Jesus Garcia is an independent contractor that has been developing with ExtJS since early 2006 and has specialized in the framework since then. He is currently authoring ExtJS in Action, which is known in the community as the definitive guide to learning ExtJS and can be purchased via http://manning.com/garcia. Follow Jesus on twitter via @tdginnovations.
Leon Gersing is a software artisan with EdgeCase, LLC in Columbus OH. He is passionate about the web, community and plaid hats. You can reach Leon at his blog fallenrogue.com.
W. Jason Gilmore is founder of EasyPHPWebsites.com, an educational resources for PHP developers which melds print and videobased learning together in compelling ways. He’s the author of five books, including the bestselling Beginning PHP and MySQL, Third Edition, and Easy PHP Websites with the Zend Framework.
Scott Gonzalez has content in October 2009
Scott González is a web application developer living in Raleigh, North Carolina, currently working for iContact. He has been contributing to jQuery since 2007 and is currently the development lead for jQuery UI, jQuery’s official user interface library. Scott also writes tutorials about jQuery and jQuery UI on http://nemikor. com and speaks about jQuery at conferences. He is also a co-author of the upcoming book ‘jQuery Cookbook’. Follow @scott_gonzalez on Twitter to find out what else he’s doing.
Brett Harris has content in March 2009
Richard Heyes has content in June 2009
Richard Heyes resides in the UK and is the author of RGraph (http:// www.rgraph.net) — a canvas based client side graphing library.
Hal Helms has content in December 2010
Hal Helms is a programmer with TollFreeForwarding.com, provid- ing smart international toll free and local numbers to businesses around the globe. Hal has a long-standing interest in event-driven programming. If you’d like to share your thoughts, he can be reached at email@example.com.
Josh Holmes has content in May 2009
Josh Holmes is a UX Architect Evangelist with Microsoft focused on building and educating the dev partners with a UX or Rich Internet Application offering in Central Region. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2006, Josh was a consultant working with a variety of clients ranging from large Fortune 500 firms to smaller sized companies. Josh is a frequent speaker and lead panelist at national and international software development conferences focusing on emerging technologies, software design and development with an emphasis on mobility and RIA (Rich Internet Applications). Community focused, Josh has founded and/or run many technology organizations from the Great Lakes Area .NET Users Group to the Ann Arbor Computer Society and was on the forming committee for CodeMash. You can contact Josh through his blog at http://www.joshholmes.com.
Tom Hughes-Croucher has been working in the Internet industry since he has been working. He has contributed to a number of standards on Web technology for standards bodies such as the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the British Standards Institute (BSI). Tom now works for Yahoo! as a technical evan- gelist specializing in front-end Web technology. He used to work on the Yahoo! Frontpage but decided that he liked the idea of helping developers with the experience he gained from support- ing many millions of users.
Jean-Baptiste Demonte has content in July 2011
Jean-Baptiste Demonte earned a Master's degree in Engineering in Industry in 2005 thanks to part-time studies with 'Inside Contact-less', a company which creates RFID solutions. There, he developed internal benchmarks for RFID chips and readers in Delphi. He works for digitick.com, an online solution to sell concert, park, museum and other tickets. He's held the CTO position at digitick since September 2007. He also works on the open source project barcode-coder.com, a library for creation of barcodes in JQuery, Prototype and PHP.
Jerome Giraud has content in December 2010
Jerome is a mobile web developer. He has been working for HP and has now joined Orange Labs.
Kevin Hennessy has content in February 2012
Kevin Hennessy is currently a Senior Software Engineer at Applied Information Sciences in Raleigh, North Carolina. He moved to the area from Upstate New York in 2000. Since that time he has worked as a web developer and solutions architect with several companies in the Research Triangle Park. In his spare time, Kevin grows roses (some of which are Knockout bushes) and he recently ran his first 5k.
Jonathan LeBlanc has content in August 2009
Jonathan LeBlanc works with the partner integrations group in the Yahoo! Developer Network as a Senior Software Engineer / Technology Evangelist. Focusing on partner relationships and training, as well as external developer integration, Jonathan works with and promotes emerging technologies to aid in the adoption and utilization of new social development techniques. As a software engineer, Jonathan works extensively with social interaction development on the web, developing new methods for linking social networks to drive the ideal of an open web. Born and raised in Canada, Jonathan graduated from Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology with a degree in computer science and currently lives in San Francisco bay area with his wife Heather. You can reach Jonathan by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, on Twitter @jcleblanc, or visit his website at http://www.nakedtechnologist.com.
Tom McFarlin has content in September 2009
Tom McFarlin’s primary interest lies in applying software engineering techniques in web application development and is fortunate to be able to do that professionally on a daily basis. He wrote and maintains Slideshow JS (available at http://slideshowjs.com). Tom lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and two dogs, blogs at http://tommcfarlin.com, and is available on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tommcfarlin.
Chris Mills has content in August 2009
Chris Mills is a web evangelist and technical writer for Opera — he edits and publishes articles on http://dev.opera.com and http:// labs.opera.com, liaises with the community to raise awareness of Opera and web standards and collect feedback, and evangelises about open standards wherever he can. Outside of work, he is an extremely avid music fan, enjoying playing and listening to a wide variety of music, including metal, folk, punk, electronica, prog, and more. His main band at the moment is the mighty Conquest of Steel – http://www.conquestofsteel.co.uk.
Andrew Montalenti is the founder of Aleph Point, Inc. (http:// alephpoint.com), a software engineering consulting firm that specializes in Rich Internet Applications and large-scale search technologies. He is also the co-founder and CTO of Parsely, Inc. (http://parse.ly), a service that connects users with content they’ll love through personalized recommendations. Find him on http:// twitter.com/amontalenti or on http://linkedin.com/in/andrewmon- talenti. His personal website is http://pixelmonkey.org.
Rebecca Murphey is a front-end architecture consultant specializing in jQuery, templating systems, HTML and CSS. Visit www.rebeccamurphey.com, contact her at email@example.com, or find her on Twitter @rmurphey.
Nikolai Onken has content in August 2009
Nikolai Onken is committer and community evangelist for the Dojo Toolkit. He is co-founder of DojoCampus.org and the regular Dojo. cast() podcast. Being the lead frontend architect at uxebu, Nikolai is involved in mobile development, and is pushing the use of the Dojo Toolkit and other standard web techniques in mobile devices forward. You also might find him at one of the many dojo.beer() events which he is helping to organize all over Europe. You can follow him on twitter under @nonken
Michael Pelz-Sherman has content in May 2009
Michael Pelz-Sherman, Ph.D. lives in Cary, NC with his wife, Dori and three kids. He has worked in software development for 15 years in a wide variety of technologies. He is also a musicologist, pianist and composer. His jazz trio (mpstrio.com) performs regularly at Sullvan’s Steak House in Raleigh. Follow him on Twitter: http:// twitter.com/mpelzsherman.
Ryan McGrath has content in March 2011
Ryan McGrath is a web alchemist, in that he's a jack of all trades and completely unsure of what to call himself. He travels around like a vagabond and is always down for adventure. You can find him on Twitter at @ryanmcgrath.
Rob Robbins, a software engineer working for Sage in Scottsdale, AZ, tweets @RobRobbins, and blogs at www.robrobbins.info.
Rod Paddock has content in January 2011
Rod Paddock founded Dash Point Software, Inc. in 2001 to develop high quality custom software solutions. With over 20+ Rod's current and past clients include: Six Flags, First Premier Bank, Microsoft, Calamos Investments, The US Coast Guard and US Navy. Along with developing software Rod is a well know author and conference speaker. Beginning in 1995 Rod has given talks, training sessions and keynotes in The United States, Canada and Europe. Rod was made an MSDN Canada speaker in 2004 and is currently a Microsoft VB.NET MVP. Rod has been Editor in Chief of Code Magazine since 2001.
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Adam J. Sontag has content in July 2009
Adam J. Sontag is a New York City-based web developer working in the financial services industry. If he’s not playing keytar with his band, Bellevue’s Finest, he’s probably in #jquery on Freenode IRC, because it turned out that he couldn’t be professional football player. He totally loves to be tweeted by strangers (http://www.twitter. com/ajpiano) and blogs at least once per decade at http://www. ajpiano.com, generally about minutiae.
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