I have written two books — Essential PHP Security and HTTP Developer’s Handbook — and contributed to a few others, and I sometimes write articles for publications like Smashing Magazine, where I also serve on the editorial panel.
My love for sharing ideas has lead me to speak at some of my favorite conferences — like Webstock, OSCON, South by Southwest, Beyond Tellerrand, and Inspire — and attend events like Foo Camp, Kiwi Foo Camp, and the Microsoft Web Dev Summit.
When not in front of a computer, I can usually be found playing soccer in Prospect Park or riding my bicycle.
Attend O’Reilly’s Solid Conference, June 23–25, in San Francisco. Solid, O’Reilly’s conference exploring how the collision of software and hardware is fueling the creation of a software-enhanced, networked physical world, will feature a radical demonstration: a live, pop-up electronics factory. … read more
My birthday was in April, so in the "Happy Birthday To Me" spirit, I'll consider anything interesting I've acquired in the last few months a birthday present to myself. Much of it is related to cycling, which I've been getting into. Anyway, here are some mini reviews on some of… read more
"Overall the book is well written with lots of interesting asides and almost personal comments it's fairly easy reading."
--Mike James, I Programmer