About the Author
Janet Valade is the author of PHP 5 For Dummies as well as the first edition
of this book. In addition, Janet has authored and revised chapters for Linux
books, written chapters for a Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) book, and
written the Apache section for a book on LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and
Janet has 20 years of experience in the computing field. Most recently, she
worked as a Web designer and programmer in a Unix/Linux environment for
four years. Prior to that, Janet worked for 13 years in a university environment,
where she was a systems analyst. During her tenure, she supervised
the installation and operation of computing resources, designed and developed a data archive, supported faculty and students in their computer usage, wrote numerous technical papers, and developed and presented seminars on a variety of technology topics.
To keep in touch, see janet.valade.com.