News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

PHPBuilder.com:
PHPBuilder.com Founder Passes Away, Leaves Indelible Legacy in FLOSS Development
October 12, 2011 @ 10:41:44

Sad news today from PHPBuilder.com - Tim Perdue, the founder of the PHPBuilder.com site and contributor to the SourceForge project as one of the original developers has passed away at 37.

The PHPBuilder staff was saddened to learn that the founder of our site, Tim Perdue, passed away on September 16 , 2011, after a battle with cancer. At only 37 years of age, Tim's passing came much too soon, but his contributions to the PHP and open source communities assure him a lasting legacy.

Related posts include this tribute from his company, GForge and this article from Jake Ludington on LockerGnome. Digging through our own archives, I found this interview with him back in 2002 (an archive.org link, the original is no longer there).

0 comments voice your opinion now!
opensource death timperdue phpbuilder sourceforge floss


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

DZone.com: Solarium PHP Solr client

Community News: Responses to the Death of PHP4

Brian Swan's Blog: Best PHP Projects on Codeplex?

Jacob Santos' Blog: Floss Weekly Rasmus Review

Pádraic Brady's Blog: Sourceforge Ranking Review (Astrum Futura)


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


library opinion laravel introduction symfony podcast framework update release deployment community api tips series install language list package interview zendserver

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework