Dhaval Patel, Technical leader, Tinyerp Pvt. Ltd.
Since keeping this site updated has a low priority in my life, the following content may lack something.
The computer passion
At the beginning I used computers only for fun, I just played and played. But after some time I realized they were something more useful and powerful, so I started to learn their internals and I suddenly approached to programming. I enjoy really much programming because I feel I'm creating something, it's like when you're a child and play with constructions or when you paint, play music, write,...
Reading magazines and talking with some friends I discovered the world of Open Source and I joined it. I think that adopting an Open Source mind you can really share your knowledge and experience, helping other people in the world.
I approached to Gnu-Linux with Linux-Redhat 6.1 in 1996 and I progressively migrated to it. By now I've tried lots of linux distributions, in order of time: Redhat, Mandrake, Slackware, Debian, Gentoo. My favourites distros are Gentoo and Debian.