"If you're not a Blogger user then Essential Blogging, the king of the 'how to' books, would me more appropriate." "Packed with tips and code examples it is a treasure trove for the writer who wants to move beyond the standard templates bundled with each system. Even advanced users are likely to find some value in its discussion of BloggerAPI clients used for posting to a blog without firing up a browser." PCW, March "... Essential Blogging, the king of the 'how to' books... Packed with tips and code examples it is a treasure trove for the writer who wants to move beyond the standard templates bundled with each system. Comprising first-hand accounts of what blogging means to some of the community's leading lights, it is precisely what The Weblog Handbook should have been." - Nik Rawlinson, PCW, March
About the Author
Rael Dornfest is a Researcher at the O'Reilly & Associates focusing on technologies just beyond the pale. He assesses, experiments, programs, and writes for the O'Reilly network and O'Reilly publications. Dornfest is Program Chair of the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference, Chair of the RSS-DEV Working Group, and developer of Meerkat: An Open Wire Service. In his copious free time, he develops bits and bobs of Open Source software and maintains his raelity bytes Weblog.
Shelley Powers is an independent contractor, currently living in St. Louis, who specializes in technology architecture and software development. She's authored several computer books, including Developing ASP Components, Unix Power Tools 3rd edition, Essential Blogging, and Practical RDF. In addition, Shelley has also written several articles related primarily to web technology, many for O'Reilly. Shelley's web site network is at http://burningbird.net, and her weblog is Burningbird, at http://weblog.burningbird.net.
is a programmer and the co-creator of Movable Type. With Mena Grabowski Trott, he is a partner and co-founder of Six Apart. He develops all of the backend code for Movable Type, contributes regularly to CPAN (the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network), and has written for Perl.com. Benjamin likes cryptography and Serge Gainsbourg, and he dreams about universal wireless, so he can travel in France.