Pedro Teixeira

Pedro Teixeira is a prolific open source programmer and author of many Node.js modules. After he graduated as a software engineer over 14 years ago, he has been a consultant, a programmer, and an active and internationally known Node.js community member.

He is a founding partner of The Node Firm (a consulting company specializing in Node.js) and author of the popular Node Tuts screencasts (www.nodetuts.com) and three other books about Node.js, namely, Hands-on Node.js (self-published), Professional Node.js, Wrox, and Node.js for UI Testing, Packt Publishing.

When he was ten years old, his father taught him how to program a ZX Spectrum, and since then, he never wanted to stop. He taught himself how to program his father's Apple IIc and then entered the PC era. During college, he was introduced to the universe of Unix and open source, becoming seriously addicted to it. In his professional life, he has developed systems and products with Visual Basic, C, C++, Java, PHP, Ruby, and JavaScript for big Telco companies, banks, hotel chains, and others.

He has been a Node.js enthusiast since the very beginning, having authored many applications and also many well-known modules, such as Fugue, Alfred.js, Carrier, Nock, and others.

He's the organizer of LXJS— the Lisbon JavaScript Conference.

Pedro Teixeira has worked on the following Packt books:

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