Mark Koester

Personal Blog. A Data-Driven Life. Minding the Interstitial Spaces since 2007.

Open Source Life

I am strong believer in the free and open source software movement. I am mostly focused on Drupal right now and regularly contribute modules and code at as markwk on

Besides PHP and front end work with HTML/CSS, I’m also keen on learning new and emerging technologies and like to play around with Ruby, Python and am a blossoming Javascript-er.

Here is a previous article on “Open Source Education: Thoughts”, which, while the technology choices are particularly out-of-date, describes well my process in creating

Hopefully someday I’ll have more to write about my open source life and the good it is doing to our world.