Jack Herrington is an engineer, author and presenter who lives and works in the Bay Area. His mission is to expose his fellow engineers to new technologies. That covers a broad spectrum, from demonstrating programs that write other programs in the book Code Generation in Action. Providing techniques for building customer centered web sites in PHP Hacks. All the way writing a how-to on audio blogging called Podcasting Hacks. All of which make great holiday gifts and are available online here, and at your local bookstore. Jack also writes articles for O'Reilly, DevX and IBM Developerworks.
Jack lives with his wife, daughter and two adopted dogs. When he is not writing software, books or articles you can find him on his bike, running or in the pool training for triathlons. You can keep up with Jack's work and his writing at http://jackherrington.com.
Hasn't been as helpful as I had hoped. A hard read. Not much else to say just filling in text.Published 10 months ago by Salixia
I like this book, it has very good examples, well elaborated explanation. If you know PHP well then this is good book for you otherwise some of the example are hard to understand. Read morePublished on November 11, 2011 by Lee
The book has a lot of hacks, to be sure! And if the author presents a hack that EXACTLY fits your need, then the book is worth a read (not a buy). Read morePublished on September 12, 2010 by 3rd Option
All in all, this is a pretty good book.
It covers many advanced things that most people would be able to think of, but it is a very good way to spark the lightbulb in... Read more
The code in this book definitely lives up to the "hacks" title, but that's okay because it's filled with lots of good ideas and useful snippets.Published on August 6, 2009 by Ryan Kulla
There are a lot of ways to learn a language, and PHP is a popular one because it's dynamic. If you truly want to unleash the potential of this dynamic language than you need to... Read morePublished on June 4, 2009 by Jerokiah Darr
when I saw the title I was sure it is exactly what I needed, some special tips and tricks, something that you can't find easily on the internet. But it was nothing more. Read morePublished on December 17, 2008 by geogeo
I haven't finished this book yet, but I think it will go really well with helping me to get a better grasp of PHP. Read morePublished on November 30, 2008 by kab012345