Michael Kimsal has spent 16 years in the web development world, starting with Perl in late 1995 and PHP in early 1996, then working with ASP, ColdFusion, Java and most recently Groovy.
Michael currently runs WebDev Publishing, which publishes PDF publications such as GroovyMag and JSMag, produces the indieconf conference for independent web professionals, runs the WebDev Radio podcast series, and is an occasional speaker at regional technology conferences and user groups.
He can be found in and around the RDU Triangle area, running the regional PHP/MySQL user group, or meeting with other area tech folk. He currently lives in Youngsville with his wife and two cats.
Michael Kimsal brings more than 16 years of web technology and consulting experience to projects. Starting in the early days of the web in 1995, Kimsal has worked with organizations of all sizes in a variety of industries.
Past projects include
- dynamic content publishing (IPO Financial Network)
- ecommerce (Ty)
- financial services (QuickenLoans)
- distance learning and education (New Teacher Center, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction)
- third party logistics management (M33 Integrated)
- developer training (Zend, Eli Lilly, Gannett)
Kimsal has been a speaker and regional and national technology conferences (O'Reilly's OSCON, CodeMash, CodeStock), is a published author, launched the first monthly periodical on the Groovy programming language (GroovyMag) and produces a podcast series on web development (WebDevRadio).