Jon Phillips is a 20-year veteran of computers starting out with the Commodore 64 in the mid-80s, armed with many years of experience working with C, C++, Perl, Oracle, and Open Source applications such as UNIX, Apache, and PHP. He is also a member of the Twin Cities PHP Users Group. Jon has post-secondary degrees in Computer Science and has co-authored an Introduction to Oracle book. He has primarily worked as a programmer for Oracle Applications and web development for his consulting firm, Kraut Companies. He can be found on the web at: www.krautboy.com, Jon is multi-platform moving seamlessly between Debian Etch, Mac OSX, and Windows 2000.