Michael Richey is the owner and developer at RicheyWeb.com, writing and hosting custom software for clients and extensions for the Joomla community (free and paid). He learned his first software language (COBOL) in college, and went into network and server maintenance and management for various computer manufacturers and ISPs. While managing networks, he transitioned to software development and eventually started a company building custom SaaS products. He got his start in Joomla at version 1.0, and prior to that on its predecessor: Mambo. Michael is Joomla certified and active on the Joomla forums and the Joomla StackExchange.