Daniel López Ridruejo is a senior developer with Covalent Technologies, Inc., which provides Apache software, support, and services for the enterprise. He is the author of several popular Apache and Linux guides and of Comanche, a GUI configuration tool for Apache. Daniel is a regular speaker at open source conferences such as LinuxWorld, ApacheCon, and the O'Reilly Open Source Convention. He holds a Master of Science degree in telecommunications from the Escuela Superior de Ingenieros de Sevilla and Danmarks Tekniske Universitet. Daniel is a member of the Apache Software Foundation.
Matt Zandstra (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a technical consultant. With his business partner, Max Guglielmino, he runs Corrosive Web Design (http://www.corrosive.co.uk), a company specializing in information design, usablity, and the creation of dynamic environments. Before this book took over his life once again, Matt was writing an XML/Java-based scripting language and interpreter for extracting content from Web pages. He is currently keen on design patterns, unit tests, extreme programming, and space operas. Matt is fatter than he was, but is still an urban cyclist. He says he is working on a novel, but he has been saying that for a long time. He lives by the sea in Brighton, Great Britain, with his partner, Louise McDougall, and their daughter, Holly.