Josh Lockhart

Josh Lockhart

PHP Developer

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Areas of Expertise:

  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • programming
Josh Lockhart created the Slim Framework, a popular PHP micro framework that enables rapid web application and API development. Josh also started and currently curates PHP The Right Way, a popular initiative in the PHP community that encourages good practices and disseminates quality information for PHP developers around the world. Josh is a developer at NMC—a full service web design, development, and marketing agency in Carrboro, North Carolina—where he enjoys building custom applications with HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, Bash, and various content management frameworks. Josh graduated from the Information and Library Science program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008. He currently resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with his wonderful wife, Laurel, and their two dogs. You can follow Josh on Twitter at, read his blog at, and track his open source projects at

Modern PHP Modern PHP
by Josh Lockhart
February 2015
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $25.99

"Modern PHP does a fine job overall of explaining and advocating the newer capabilities of PHP that would attract developers to choose the language for building state-of-the-art websites and web applications."
--Michael J. Ross, Web Developer,