Ben Ramsey

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Nashville, TN, US

Ben Ramsey is a web developer, API enthusiast, and open source software advocate living in Nashville, TN.
Passionate about the PHP community, Ben is actively working on the PHP Community Foundation, PHP TestFest, and Southeast PHP Conference. He is the founder of the Atlanta PHP user group and co-organizer of the Nashville PHP user group. He also organized the first PHP Appalachia retreat and PHP Community Conference.
A core contributor to the PHP programming language, Ben is the co-author of Zend PHP 5 Certification Study Guide and PHP 5 Unleashed, the author of numerous articles on APIs and web application security, and is a popular speaker at PHP conferences worldwide.
When not building the next-generation platform for professional photographers at ShootProof, Ben enjoys good beer and spending time with his family.
Ben blogs about web development at His open-source contributions, including the popular ramsey/uuid library for PHP, may be found at

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