Richard Carter is a frontend web developer, and experienced open source consultant.
With a background in web design and frontend development, Richard turned his attentions to design implementation in content management systems and ecommerce platforms. This increasingly involved working with open source software such as MediaWiki, the software behind Wikipedia, the free online encyclopaedia, and Drupal, the content management system that powers thousands of websites worldwide, including the White House’s website, and the vector graphic design program Inkscape. He’s widely sought after for MediaWiki consultancy, and in particular MediaWiki skin design.
Open source experience
As well as being the author of 7 books on open source technologies including MediaWiki and acting as technical reviewer on an additional 4 books including Drupal and Inkscape, Richard speaks at web design conferences, and is a regular attendee of local groups for open source users.