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About the Authors
Brian P. Hogan is an author, editor, trainer, and web developer who's been building web sites
professionally since 1995 as a freelancer and consultant. He enjoys teaching and writing about
technology, particularly web design, accessibility, and development. When not hacking on Ruby or
wife and daughters.
Chris Warren is a developer and support lead at Zencoder. He's been creating websites since
teaching himself HTML in 1998, and after stints with ASP and ColdFusion development he came across
Ruby and Rails. In addition to programming he enjoys cycling, photography, and going on adventures
with his wife.
Mike Weber is a web developer living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He's been developing professionally
since 2005, almost exclusively with Ruby on Rails. When not counting whitespace he enjoys running,
swimming and golfing as well as spending time with his wife and dog.
Chris Johnson is a web developer and technology consultant living outside of Madison, Wisconsin. He
has been developing websites professionally since 2003 when he got his first paycheck as a
freelancer. When he's not developing, he enjoys tinkering with technology and mechanical things,
photography, video games, playing hockey and spending time with his wife and their two dogs.
Aaron Godin is a programmer and designer. If he's not deep in a Rails application or programming in
Ruby, he spends his time working with all things front-end. Besides being a Macophile, his other
interests include electronic music, martial arts, skateboarding, and making fun of iPad
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Web Development Recipes
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
By Brian P. Hogan, Chris Warren, Mike Weber, Chris Johnson, Aaron Godin
Print ISBN: 9781934356838
Print Price: $35.00
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