About

Jason Gilmore is a Dublin, Ohio-based software developer, writer and consultant who currently serves as CTO of DreamFactory Software. He has spent much of the past 20 years helping companies of all sizes build amazing products (see portfolio).

Jason is the author of nine books, including the bestselling “Beginning PHP and MySQL, Fourth Edition”, “Easy Laravel 5”, “Easy PHP Websites with the Zend Framework, Second Edition”, and “Easy Active Record for Rails Developers” (see publications).

Over the years Jason has published more than 300 articles within popular publications such as Developer.com, JSMag, and Linux Magazine, and instructed hundreds of students in the United States and Europe.

Jason is cofounder of the wildly popular CodeMash Conference, the largest multi-day developer event in the Midwest. Away from the keyboard, you’ll often find Jason playing with his children, hunched over a chess board, or having fun with DIY electronics.