Tessa Mero is Joomla Extension Directory(JED) Assistant Manager and a contributor to different PHP open source projects. She performs as a speaker in different PHP conferences and she is also an instructor and PACE-IT Mentor at Edmonds Community College. You can also contact her and she can provide you best guidance for your career. In this interview, she talks about her initial career, developers to follow in the PHP community and also gives useful consultancy to students.
In the interview Tessa answers questions about:
- How she got started in her career as a PHP developer
- How she became involved in conferences (both in attending and speaking)
- Her experiences at Sunshine PHP
- People in the community that have influenced her
- How she sees Joomla fitting in with other similar software like WordPress and Drupal
You can read her answers to these and other questions in the full interview.