Daniel Li is currently an independent consultant for small- and medium-sized businesses, and resides in Waterloo, Ontario. Having gained experience at over a dozen institutions since 2009, he leverages his knowledge of Grunt.js and modern web development in writing this book. He has won over $20,000 in coding competitions since 2009, and most recently won the Kik Cup Hackathon in Fall 2013. His open source contributions over the last three years helped him earn a place as a finalist in Canada's Top 20 Under 20 2013 list. He occasionally answers questions on the collaborative question and answer website, stackoverflow.com, as a top 4 percent user. He has also authored Instant Brainshark, Packt Publishing.