Getting to Know: Justin

1. What got you involved with SMF? I’d been using it for a long while on a site I ran and my tech admin at the time (Kirby) was an SMF team member.  So him and I had started working on things then some time later I joined the community and kinda got hooked on… Continue reading Getting to Know: Justin

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Getting to Know: Douglas

1. What got you involved with SMF? I was a carry over from YSE (See http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=107507). Since SMF had a LOT of the features that I needed when I made my first YSE post, I had no issue being part of the team to facilitate from YSE to SMF.  Also, see http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=198186.msg1263387#msg1263387 for a laugh.… Continue reading Getting to Know: Douglas

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Getting to Know: K@

1. What got you involved with SMF? I needed a it of support, so I registered at .org. Read a few posts and realised I could help-out. So, I did. Then, I got invited onto the support team and that was that. 2. What feature of SMF do you like the most? With v1.x, it… Continue reading Getting to Know: K@

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Getting to Know: Owdy

1. What got you involved with SMF? I was starting my first community back in 2001 (or was it 2002?) and i was looking good forum software. I found YabbSE, and journey began. It was natural to continue with SMF, so i have used it since first beta. First i was Finnish translator, then i… Continue reading Getting to Know: Owdy

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Getting to Know: Rickc

1. What got you involved with SMF? I was working for a big teaching hospital. My department was in need of an internal website. I was already in college, so I took up some design classes. Back then, perl was all the rage and Yabb reigned as its King. A classmate suggested taking up PHP… Continue reading Getting to Know: Rickc

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Getting to Know: Nao

1. What got you involved with SMF? I’ve been building websites since ’96 and forums since 2003, mostly with my own custom software. Then Invision went closed source, and I decided to look into something else for my anime forum. SMF was the only one to have all of the features I needed at the… Continue reading Getting to Know: Nao

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Getting to know: GaryG

1. What got you involved with SMF? When a friends forum that I frequented was upgraded I was hooked really, what really got me going was the fact that I enjoyed helping people, at first, I tried to be a jack of all trades, I was making mods, themes and doing general support, but over… Continue reading Getting to know: GaryG

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Getting to Know: Arantor

1. What got you involved with SMF? Back in 2006, I was starting out with a new software development, and needed a discussion forum. Initially I found PunBB, but found that its lack of polls as a built in feature proved enough reason for me to move, and so I went looking at what was… Continue reading Getting to Know: Arantor

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Getting to Know: Jeff Lewis

1. What got you involved with SMF? I co-founded it with Joseph Fung. We were looking to create a PHP based forum and started YSE and from there the project evolved into SMF. Part of my desire to get involved was a new challenge, something to get into with all the free time I had… Continue reading Getting to Know: Jeff Lewis

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