John Mertic

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John Mertic



John Mertic serves as Solutions Architect and Community Manager for SugarCRM, having several years of experience with PHP web applications and open source communities. A frequent conference speaker and an avid writer, he has been published in php|architect, IBM Developerworks, and in the Apple Developer Connection, and is the author of the book ‘The Definitive Guide to SugarCRM: Better Business Applications’ and the book ‘Building on SugarCRM: Creating Applications the Easy Way’. He has also contributed to many open source projects, most notably the PHP project where is the creator and maintainer of the PHP Windows Installer. He also sits on the board of the OW2 Consortum, and serves as secretary of the OpenSocial foundation.

Proposals for this user

* Moving web development from server-side to client-side with Sidecar

Moving from the world of thick server-side web applications to the new age of JS based client side apps.
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* Open Source communities in a for profit world

How do you reconcile both community and business needs in an open source project?
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* OpenSocial as the platform of social business middleware

Learn how the component model of OpenSocial enables creating ecosystems with ease.
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