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.