Toby Butzon has a variety of experiences working with the Internet. When the Internet become very popular publicly in 1995, he started experimenting with Web design, which soon became one of his greatest hobbies. In 1998, Toby, self-taught, took his practical skills and experience to an Internet solution company in a Web design position. While working for that company, his hobby of web design was replaced with Web programming. Toby quickly learned the two most common languages, Perl and ASP. In 1999, PHP came on the scene and Toby quickly learned this new language. Toby has used PHP in practical situations since it's inception from creating e-commerce websites to numerous custom database-driven solutions.