About the Author
Tariq Ahmed is a web application pioneer with over 15 years of experience. Hewas first to introduce eBay to Adobe Flex which then later proliferated to otherteams. As an Adobe Flex Community Expert, Tariq is particularly known for hisCommunity Flex (CFLEX.Net) site. Heis currently the Manager of ProductDevelopment at Amcom Technology, managing a team of RIA Engineers andBusiness Intelligence Analysts.
Daniel Orlando is a recognized RIA Architect, specializing in enterprise class Flex and AIR applications. Dan is often called on as a resource for information on top-ics involving bleeding edge technology platforms for radio interviews and printpublications, which include: PHP Architect magazine, Flex and Flash DeveloperMagazine, Amazon Web Services Developer Connection, Adobe DeveloperConnection, IBM developerWorks, PHPBuilder.com, and many others.
Joel Hooks is a Flash Platform developer with experience in Actionscript 3, Flex, and Python. With the introduction of Actionscript 3, Joel finally found a platform that allows him to architect useful tools while fully leveraging his experience as a visual artist. Joel is passionate about technology and enjoys exploring the landscape of frameworks, libraries, and tools that make his work constantly fun and challenging.