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I started publishing articles in technical journals in 1984, and I sold about five dozen articles to magazine editors until I stopped in 2010. I am the author of 3 computer science books, all of which are now obsolete. In addition, I have published many articles.
Composable Futures With Akka 2.0
Featuring Java, Scala and Akka Code Examples
ISBN 978-0-9842789-2-3. Originally published in 2011, republished in March 2012, April 2012 and October 2012.
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The Enterprise Adobe Flash Platform Series
This series is intended for experienced software professionals who are accustomed to using best practices. This series traverses the entire software stack, from client to server.
This series provides an architectural overview of entire applications and drills into each subsystem. Because each of the members of the software stack is complex, only the most common use cases are explored.
Flex Data Services, Hibernate and Eclipse
ISBN 978-0-9842789-0-9. Published September, 2010.
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White Paper: End-to-End Client/Server Security with the Adobe Flash Platform
ISBN 978-0-9842789-1-6. Published April, 2011.
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DZXone Refcardz: Getting Started with LCDS
ISBN 978-1-934238-88-2. Published September, 2009.
I wrote the definitive reference card on behalf of Adobe for their LiveCycle Data Services ES.
Startups have to keep an open mind as they evolve. In this 1999 article I discussed the early market for application service providers (ASPs). ASP customers purchased software and then paid the ASP to host it. While that market no longer exists, the information in the article is timeless. Back to Basics: A Startup Looks at Itself.
Combining Technical Marketing Prognostication Curves
This article explores the overlaying of several marketing curves for fun and profit.
I've produced software products in English, French, German and Spanish that run under DOS, Windows, Macintosh and Unix. Here are some tips for internationalizing software products. I wrote the following 3 articles for MultiLingual Computing Magazine.
CAD & AutoCAD
In the 1980s I was a fairly well-known media personality in the CAD world, and published extensively. Here are a few of my articles from that time.
I have been retained as a technical reviewer by O'Reilly and Wrox Press. Here are the books I reviewed for them.
Most of my articles are technical. “A Sobering Experience” is a humorous article for a change of pace.