Kevin began developing for the Web in 1995 and is a highly respected technical author. Kev is a world-renowned author, speaker and JavaScript expert. He has a passion for making web technology easy to understand by anyone. Yes, even you!

Kevin's articles

  1. Professional Apache

    Trying to learn how to use Apache by reading the online reference is like trying to learn to speak English by reading the dictionary. Isn’t there a manual somewhere that users can turn to for help in learning how to use this amazing piece of software? Well… there is now.

  2. Beginning Java 2 – JDK 1.3 Edition

    Java has a well-earned reputation for being a neat, well organized, and generally easy language to work in; nevertheless, as a full-fledged language that is growing in size and power every day, learning Java from scratch can be an intimidating task – as intimidating as the size of Ivor Horton’s book, “Beginning Java 2 – JDK 1.3 Edition” from WROX Press.

  3. Regular Expressions in JavaScript Article

    Even if Perl looks like spaghetti to you and you feel that no mere mortal is equipped to manage a Unix system, the fact that JavaScript includes support for Perl-style regular expressions is good news… trust us!

  4. Advanced Web Design: A Primer

    In this grand tour of advanced Web design, Kevin Yank provides a comprehensive overview of what’s out there to learn. From CSS to PHP, JavaScript to Cold Fusion, this article puts everything in context so that it makes sense to the beginner looking to take the next step.

  5. Beginning PERL

    Perl can be found behind the scenes at almost every website. Find out if WROX Press’s new book does a good job of teaching the programming language to beginners.

  6. MySQL (New Riders Publishing)

    The focus of Web site design is shifting. A solid database backend can be the key to a truly great site. MySQL is the database of choice for many Webmasters, and in this review we look at a book that can make it easy to become a MySQL expert!