Lorna Mitchell

LornaJane Ltd

Lorna is an independent web development consultant, author and trainer based in Leeds, UK. Her books include "PHP Master" and "PHP Web APIs", and she is also published regularly at a number of outlets including netmagazine and of course her own blog lornajane.net. Lorna has spoken at technical events around the world on technical topics around PHP and APIs, regularly delivers technical training sessions and is also active as a mentor with PHPWomen.org. She is an experienced event organiser and speaker, having hosted the Dutch PHP Conference and co-founded the PHP North West conference and user group. In her spare time, she leads the joind.in open source project, which provides a platform for real-time, public feedback at community events.

Recent blog posts

Posted on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 09:47
PSR stands for PHP Standards Recommendation - these are documents which lay out how the PHP community has agreed things will be done. The standards are developed by the FIG (Framework Interoperability Group), which draws members from all the More...
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 11:22
Composer Today's article is all about a fabulous tool for dependency management in your PHP projects. Composer solves the problem where you add a library to your application but it depends on this specific version of some other library, which More...
Posted on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 09:31
Things are a-buzz in the Drupal community, with a major new release on the horizon: Drupal 8. It heralds many excellent features of course, but one major change is that Drupal 8 will require PHP 5.3 as a minimum platform. PHP 5.3 adds a ton of More...