Nikolay (boston) Kirsh
Nikolay has been developing web applications for over 10 years. He has been involved in high performance as well as complex websites and designs.
Nikolay has been working with Open Source projects for a long time, utilizing them whenever requirements allow. He thus started using his personal time to give back to the community, by forking projects, offering architectural changes and suggestions, as well as performance ones. He has been instrumental in improving Open Source CMS projects receiving positive feedback from the community.
His continuous involvement with open source projects has helped him advance his technical knowledge while abiding by the give back to the community mentality.
Nikolay is an avid supporter of maximizing performance in web applications. After his introduction to Phalcon, he decided to pursue and use the project and become an Evangelist for it. He is leading the effort toward the Russian community and offers resources for Russian speaking developers.
His contributions include: A mirror of the main website in Russian (http://www.Phalcon.ru), a mirror of the documentation repository in Russian (http://docs.Phalcon.ru), ongoing changes and corrections to the documentation in English, a group in the social network Vkontakte (http://vk.com/Phalcon).