Software Architect, Ning, Inc.David Sklar is a software architect at Ning and the author of Learning PHP 5 (O'Reilly), Essential PHP Tools (Apress), and PHP Cookbook (O'Reilly).
After discovering PHP as a solution to his web programming needs in 1996, he created the PX, which enables PHP users to exchange programs. Since then, he has continued to rely on PHP for personal and professional projects.
When away from the computer, Sklar eats mini-donuts, plays records, and likes to cook. He lives in New York City and has a degree in Computer Science from Yale University.