attended Webster University in Vienna, Austria, where he minored in foreign languages and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer studies. There he also launched his career as a computer consultant, which spanned more than 18 years. Jim has authored several books and served as technical reviewer for more than 80 books. He now works as a project manager in the field of wireless communications. Jim lives in Greenfield, Indiana, with his wife, Kathy, and two children, Rebecca and James. He spends his free spare time (there is no such thing as free time) learning and teaching taekwondo at Indianapolis ATA Black Belt Academy with his family, geocaching with his children, and being humbled by his son at just about any video game you care to mention.
Jacqui Salerno Mabin lives in the Seattle area with her husband, Jay and their dog, Marley. After graduating from the University of Illinois, Chicago, with a Bachelor’s degree in English, Jacqui worked as a copy editor for a local newspaper. Later, she filled several roles with a startup software company, working as a software tester and technical writer, creating the user manuals for their document storage solution software. Currently, she is a software development test engineer with a deep interest in Microsoft Publisher 2007 software.