He loves being able to work with a group of kind, talented people he can depend on and learn from. Patrick looks for meaningful ways to give back to the development community, often contributing code through various open source projects. He’s also actively involved in the Drupal community in Austin and abroad.
Self-sufficiency is a big deal to Patrick. With power tools in hand, he spends much of his time maintaining the land he lives on and building systems that limit his reliance on public infrastructure. The day isn’t complete if he hasn’t cooked something, so he can often be found polishing his cast iron and experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen.
Open-source bonus: 3 ways your website will benefit
With a commitment to security and the additional support of a collaborative community, open source software allows for a more flexible experience.