Joyce J. Evans developed the scope and focus of this book as well as wrote the Fireworks and Flash sections. Joyce is a training veteran with over 10 years of experience in educational teaching, tutorial development, and Web design. She has received Editors Choice Awards for her book Fireworks 4 F/X and Design and has authored several computer books including Dreamweaver MX Complete Course and Fireworks MX: Zero to Hero. Joyce is a Team Macromedia Volunteer. Her work can also be found in the Macromedia Design/Developer center. She can be reached at Joyce@JoyceJEvans.com. Her Web site is www.JoyceJEvans.com.
Donna Casey wrote the Dreamweaver section of this book. Donna is a designer, developer, and instructor with over eight years of experience working on Web and CD-ROM based projects for corporations such as AirTouch Cellular, Macromedia, Palm Computing, Verizon Wireless, and Aeris.net. She is a painter/sculptor with a Fine Arts degree and brings realworld design and production expertise to teaching Web design and development. Her website (www.n8vision.com) was featured the Fireworks 3 Bible. She has been a featured designer on Macromedia’s Web site as well as a speaker at Macromedia’s EUCON (Paris) and WebBoston and CNETBuilder (New Orleans.). As an experienced instructor, she has also authored the Intermediate Dreamweaver 4 and Fireworks 4 Training CDs for Lynda.com and contributed to the books Fireworks F/X and Design book aand Dreamweaver MX Magic.
Ron Rockwell wrote the FreeHand section of this book. Ron has been employed as a graphic designer for a manufacturing company in Nevada for several years, but he is a compulsive worker and has many freelance accounts reaching from California to Massachusetts (and very little free time). He is a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and the Graphic Artists Guild. In 1999, he won the People_s Choice Award for Infographics at Macromedia_s UCON _99 in San Francisco. In 2001, Ron wrote FreeHand 10 f/x & Design, and in 2002 he co-authored the Digital Photography Bible with Ken Milburn.
Charles Mohnike wrote the ColdFusion portion of this book. Ron has been involved with the Internet since the days of text links and gray backgrounds. He built his first Web application for Moon Travel Handbooks in 1994, a then-ambitious interactive map site that gained national attention, and launched his career as a developer of note. He rode the dot-com boom as a freelance consultant in Northern California, building sound, robust Web applications. Charles develops in Perl and ColdFusion, as well as several database platforms. With a background in print publishing, he currently runs a small development shop specializing in porting print publications to the Web. He writes on Internet technical and cultural topics for publications such as Wired Webmonkey, Microsoft Bookshelf, Smart TV, and Videomaker. He is the author of several instructional titles.