Nathan Haug is one of the foremost user-interface developers in the Drupal project. His interest in combining design and software
implementation led him to undergraduate degrees in both Visual Communications and Computer Science. He developed significant UI improvements for the Drupal 6 release, including Drupal's drag-and-drop implementation and a framework for easy Ajax-like behaviors.
project. In 2007, he led a development team at SonyBMG to build a
Drupal-based platform for community websites around each of SonyBMG's
music artists. He spends much of his time working on popular contributed
modules such as Fivestar and Webform, or working to improve functionality in Drupal core. Nate is known as "quicksketch" on drupal.org.
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