Ralph Whitbeck is the Modern Web Advocate for appendTo’s tools and Services. Ralph is a front-end web developer with over 15 years experience in web development including HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript with a focus in jQuery. Ralph also has experience in developing web strategies, usability testing, working with ASP.NET and SQL Server. Ralph is a co-author of O’Reilly’s jQuery Cookbook and is currently working on another piece for O’Reilly based on jQuery.

Ralph is a board member on the jQuery Project as well as a co-host on the Official jQuery Podcast. You can usually find Ralph giving a talk about jQuery at a jQuery Conference or BarCamp.