Joel is a a senior front- end engineer working on web applications at E*TRADE. He enjoys working through challenging problems to help create products with real value and takes pride in the craft and art of programming. Joel works closely with teams to develop clean, quality, readable code. Joel is also passionate about teaching and knowledge sharing, and promotes a culture of learning and growth. A hacker by night, Joel takes any opportunity to experiment with new technologies and concepts and is a fan of all things open source and strives to contribute back to the open source community. In his free time, Joel likes to write about technical topics, travel, and spend time with his family.