My name is John Oliver Lawrence du Plessis, I reside in Muizenberg, just outside Cape Town with my wife Elizabeth. I have two daughters, Clelia Vega who is just over three years of age and my latest little addition, Gabriella who is around four months old.

I work for Naspers Limited in a small unit, WikiLABS, we research and develop open source technologies. I primary work with PHP on the latest stable release of WordPress. I'm currently the lead developer for one of our projects, Ancestry24 which is a genealogy based website.

I freelance from time to time on various PHP related project for extra cash, if you're looking for an consultant for ad hoc projects, please be sure to visit my portfolio area (I'll be putting it together shortly), or feel free to contact me.