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Hi there. I'm Marcus Bointon.

When I'm not skiing, I'm working on – the only privacy-first email marketing service, supporting 1CRM, writing & pentesting for Radically Open Security, or acting as a DPO, I'm the maintainer of PHPMailer, probably the world's most popular email sending code. I've also answered a thousand questions about PHPMailer on Stack Overflow. I'm a contributor to many other open-source projects, and I wrote the HTML5 email address spec. I'm a co-developer of a local private social network in Chamonix, France. I'm an accomplished PHP coder, Linux sysadmin, technical writer/editor, and MySQL DBA. I'm a strong advocate of digital rights and privacy – I love GDPR! I've been speaking at technical conferences around the world since 2006, mainly on security, privacy, and email. I live in the French 🇫🇷 alps 🏔 with my wife, kids, cat, guitars, bikes, and far too many skis.

If my code or answers have helped you, please sponsor me on GitHub, or on Patreon.

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Popular repositories

  1. Forked from PHPMailer/PHPMailer

    The classic email sending library for PHP - this is my personal fork, please post issues on the upstream project

    PHP 1.5k 937

  2. User Agent String parser for PHP from

    PHP 17 8

  3. Fork of the MobileCube Roundcube theme from Sourceforge

    JavaScript 13 7

  4. An improved version of Florian Sager's regdom library for PHP for partial validation of domain names using Mozilla's effective-TLD database.

    PHP 9 2

  5. Forked from Nilhcem/FakeSMTP

    Dummy SMTP server with GUI for testing emails in applications easily.

    Java 9 2

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Contribution activity

September 2020

Created a pull request in spatie/laravel-collection-macros that received 1 comment

Enable Laravel 8

This adds Laravel 8 to the versions in composer.json (via illuminate/support), and also enables Laravel 8 testing in the test matrix. I've not look…

+17 −24 1 comment

Created an issue in nunomaduro/collision that received 5 comments

PHP 8 compatibility?

I gather that pest 0.31 supports PHP 8.0-dev, however, pest depends on collision, and collision has a dep on PHP ^7.3 and won't install for me: Pr…


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