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About the Contributors

About the Contributors

I've already said that a book is not the work of a just one person. In the case of this book, four others helped actually get the material on the pages, and I want to recognize them specifically here.

Derek Baird

www.wireheadmedia.com

Derek Baird is a composer, sound designer, and multimedia developer with a degree in music composition from North Carolina School of the Arts. He's pursued additional studies in film music and music technology at LaGrange College. He is also a professional guitarist who has performed with Grammy-winning acts and played on internationally released albums. Derek currently runs Wireheadmedia.com, an Internet multimedia company that specializes in sound design and high quality music composition.

Derek contributed the “Creating Sound Effects” and “Creating Music Loops” sections of Chapter 12, “The Sound of Games.”

Eric Dolecki

www.ericd.net

Eric E. Dolecki is currently a Director of Interactive Technological Innovation, working in Boston, MA. He maintains his own site (www.ericd.net) and contributes regularly within the Flash community. Eric recently won Macromedia Site of the Day for his Flashforward 2002 NYC Event Guide application (which runs via Flash on Pocket PCs, utilizes local XML data storage, and even allows for wireless polling). Eric is co-author of several books, including Macromedia Flash Super Samurai, Flash MX Audio Magic, and Flash MX Dynamic Applications. A winner of numerous interactive awards, and with his work appearing in numerous publications, Eric seeks to help drive Flash in new directions.

Eric created all of the technical illustrations for this book.

Robert Firebaugh

www.electrotank.com

www.vectorkid.com

Robert Firebaugh, with over ten years of illustration and game design experience, is creative director and co-founder of Electrotank, Inc. The games that he has designed have won numerous international awards and have been acknowledged by many publications. In addition to his work with Electrotank, he runs a Web site dedicated to photo-realistic vector artwork created in Flash.

Robert wrote Chapter 11, “Graphics in Games.”

Michael Grundvig

www.electrotank.com

Michael Grundvig is a co-founder of Electrotank Inc. He has co-authored and contributed to several books on Flash, presented at an international Flash conference, and moderates on several prominent Flash community Web sites. He is currently employed at Hallmark Cards Inc., in the IT Solutions Center Of Excellence, focusing primarily on Java and Application Architecture development.

Michael contributed Appendix B,“Multiuser Servers.”

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