Rob Dixon began developing Flash client/server applications in 1998 and hasn't let up since. He currently works with the Instructional Media Development group at Macromedia, where he recently developed the sample applications and cowrote the documentation for the AOL Instant Messaging SDK for Macromedia Central. He published a book on CASE software and project management many years ago, when CASE was all the rage. He also cofounded Tier Technologies Inc. in 1991 and has managed some smaller software and consulting companies since then, including Terrific Software Inc., founded in 2003. You can reach him at rdixon@macromedia.com.