About The Authors

Eric and Jason have a combined 30+ years of experience working with the PHP language, and have created and launched numerous e-commerce projects.

Eric L. Barnes

Eric L. Barnes runs and operates Laravel News, a site bringing the Laravel community all the latest news and information about the framework, and is a full time product engineer. He has worked with PHP for the past 14 years and has been writing almost daily for Laravel News since January 2014.

Two of his recents projects include selling digital goods and subscriptions via Stripe and is one of the early adopters of Laravel.

In his spare time he enjoys his family, playing golf, and inspires to constantly be learning new things.

W. Jason Gilmore

W. Jason Gilmore is a Dublin, Ohio-based software developer, consultant, and writer. He has spent much of the past 15 years helping companies of all sizes build amazing solutions. Recent projects include an e-commerce analytics application for a globally recognized publisher, a Linux-powered autonomous environmental monitoring buoy, a 10,000+ product online store, and a SaaS for the interior design and architectural industries.

Jason is the author of eight books, including the bestselling "Easy Laravel 5", "Beginning PHP and MySQL, Fourth Edition", "Easy PHP Websites with the Zend Framework, Second Edition", and "Easy Active Record for Rails Developers".


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