About Mike Little

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Mike Little is a long-term software developer. He has many programming languages, many disciplines, and many years under his belt. You can read the nitty-gritty Curriculum Vitae on-line.

In 2003 he helped Matt Mullenweg start a little project which became known as WordPress. They first worked together with a small band of volunteer developers to build and improve the software. WordPress is now developed by a world wide community.

He now runs zed1.com, his web development and consultancy company, which specialises in WordPress.

Mike is a published author. He co-authored “Building Online Communities With Drupal, PhpBB, and WordPress” in 2005. He wrote the WordPress section of the book. He is a technical editor and has worked on a number of technical books for Wiley and Sons, and other publishers.

He is passionate about what he does and the projects he works on. He has had a life long interest in open source. He has worked with and contributed to several projects; including DJGPP, CVS, MYSQL, b2/cafelog and of course WordPress. He is particular about standards and “doing the right thing”.

He lives with his family in Stockport, England.