Jason Gilmore is a Columbus, Ohio-based consultant, writer and trainer. He is author of several
popular books, including the bestselling "Beginning PHP and MySQL, Fourth Edition", and "Easy PHP
Websites with the Zend Framework". Jason has contributed more than 200 articles on open source web
development to a wide variety of publications, and is currently a contributing editor to
Developer.com and PHPBuilder.com, a regular contributor to SearchEnterpriseLinux, and a freelance
project editor for Wrox/Wiley Publishing. He's cofounder of the popular CodeMash conference, and is
a judge in the upcoming 2011 Node Knockout. Jason regularly consults for a wide variety of
clientele across the United States.