David Wheeler

David Wheeler

Perl, PostgreSQL, iOS hacker; US politics junkie; Webapp developer; Portvangelist; profane iconoclast.

  • @theory

Portland, Oregon

Areas of Expertise:

  • Perl
  • PostgreSQL
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • iOS
  • JavaScript
  • plpgsql
  • plperl
  • sql
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing

David E. Wheeler is President of Portland-based Kineticode, Co-Founder of PostgreSQL Experts, and Co-Founder of Lunar/Theory, purveyors of fine iOS apps. David also maintainers and leads development of Bricolage, a content management and publishing system powered by Perl and PostgreSQL. For his next trick, he may or may not build a Python or Lisp or BASIC-powered Web application, but whatever it is, it will likely be built on PostgreSQL. Unless it’s a blog or iOS app, in which case he’ll just use SQLite.

Test-Driven Database Development Test-Driven Database Development
by David Wheeler
August 2010
Video: $99.99

David blogs at:

Bad eggs

May 26 2015

For decades, researchers have been trying to figure out how birds identify and reject the eggs that other birds, known as “brood parasites,” sometimes sneak into their nests. These rogue birds don’t build their own nests, they “dump and drive”—they … The post Bad eggs appeared first on Animals. read more

The state of augmented reality

May 26 2015

Attend O’Reilly’s Solid Conference, June 23–25, in San Francisco. Solid is our conference exploring how the collision of software and hardware is fueling the creation of a software-enhanced, networked physical world. Helen Papagiannis will speak at Solid on June 24. … read more