About the Author
Niall O'Higgins is a software consultant specializing in mobile, tablet and cloud computing. His accomplishments include designing and implementing numerous mobile and web platforms using MongoDB, Python and Pylons/Django/Pyramid. Prior to starting his consulting business, he was a software engineer at Metaweb Technologies, where he worked on Freebase.com (now owned by Google). He is the founder and organizer of both the San Francisco Python Web Technology Meet-up, PyWebSF and the Bay Area Tablet Computing Group, We Have Tablets. He has published quite a bit of Open Source software - contributing to OpenBSD and Pyramid among others - and frequently speaks at conferences and events.