ANDREW CURIOSO has been coding in PHP and MySQL for a decade. His experience includes developing professional-grade PHP and MySQL based web applications for MIT Lincoln Laboratory (part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and being at the ground floor of the state-of-the-art web-publishing platform Webon at Lycos (currently the page builder technology for
Angelfire.com). Aside from software engineering, Andrew takes interest in software usability, business, the semantic web, and robotics. He currently works at MyVBO, a virtual business office that provides powerful tools to help small to medium sized business manage their companies online. Over the years, he's had the opportunity to work on exciting projects and specializes in data portability, linked data, social media, and Rich Internet Applications. His home on the web can be found at
RONALD BRADFORD has more than two decades of professional IT industry experience in a broad range of disciplines. His core expertise is in relational database management systems (RDBMS) including MySQL, Oracle and Ingres. His technical software development skills include working in Java (J2EE), PHP, Perl, Python, Web (HTML/CSS/XML/JSON), and Linux/Unix operating systems. He is a professional speaker, educational curriculum developer, and writer who specializes in technical presentations, workshops, online content publishing, and knowledge transfer. More information on his related MySQL writings, ...