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
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.