Matt Zandstra is a writer and consultant specializing in server programming. With his business partner, Max Guglielmino, he runs Corrosive (http://www.corrosive.co.uk), a technical agency that plans, designs, and builds Internet applications. Matt is interested in all aspects of object-oriented programming, and is currently exploring enterprise design patterns for PHP 5. When he is not reading, writing, or thinking about coding in PHP and Java, Matt shoots alien invaders in the park with his four-year-old daughter, Holly. He lives by the sea in Brighton, Great Britain, with his partner Louise McDougall, and their children Holly and Jake.
Daniel López Ridruejo is the founder of BitRock, a technology company providing multiplatform installation and management tools for a variety of commercial and open source software products. Previously, he was part of the original engineering team at Covalent Technologies, Inc., which provides Apache software, support, and services for the enterprise. He is the author of several popular Apache and Linux guides, the mod_mono module for integrating Apache and .NET, 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.