Evan Goer

Evan Goer

Technical writer

  • @evangoer

San Jose, California

Areas of Expertise:

  • PHP
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • YUI
  • DocBook
  • reStructuredText

Evan Goer is a Senior Technical Writer at Yahoo! in Sunnyvale, CA, where he works for an engineering team that develops Yahoo's internal deployment infrastructure. Before that, Evan worked for startups and corporate behemoths alike, documenting everything from how to speed up applications on big iron Sun hardware to how to treat cancer patients with electron beam radiation therapy.

Evan is a Sunnyvale native and holds a Bachelor's of Science in Physics from Harvey Mudd College. He is on an eternal quest for the perfect documentation format and build system. He blogs at goer.org.

YUI 3 Cookbook YUI 3 Cookbook
by Evan Goer
June 2012
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

Webcast: Writing Extensible JavaScript Without Getting Too Enterprisey
September 13, 2012
In this interactive webcast presented by Evan Goer we'll walk through some specific examples from the YUI Library that cleanly separate concerns, and then show how that pays off: first by radically altering a component's functionality without affecting...

"Web developers are likely to save considerable time and effort by using the proven JavaScript recipes in this collection of solutions for working with the Yahoo! User Interface Library (YUI)."
--Michael Kleper, The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing, Vol. 17 No. 4/5, July/October 2012