Quentin Zervaas is a web developer based in Adelaide, South Australia, where he has been self–employed since 2003. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Adelaide in 2001, Quentin worked for several web development firms before branching out on his own, developing a wide range of custom web applications for customers all around the world.
Quentin has recently started a new company called Recite Media (http://www.recite.com.au) with two partners. Recite Media develops web applications primarily for other development or design companies to resell. Its flagship product, Recite CMS, is being used by some of Australia’s largest companies.
Quentin also runs and writes for his PHP development resource site, PhpRiot (www.phpriot.com), which provides a number of useful articles on a wide variety of PHP–related topics.
After completing his role as the technical reviewer for Beginning Ajax with PHP: From Novice to Professional (Apress, 2006), he decided to undertake writing this book.