About the Author
Ray Rischpater is an engineer and author, with over 20 years of experience in writing about mobile computing platforms and developing for them.
During this time, he has participated in the development of Internet technologies and custom applications for Java ME, Qualcomm Brew™, Apple iPhone, Google Android, Palm OS, Newton, and Magic Cap, as well as several proprietary platforms. Presently, he's employed as a Senior Engineer at Microsoft in Mountain View, and he works on mapping and data visualization.
When he is not writing for software development or about it, he enjoys hiking and photography with his family and friends in and around the San Lorenzo Valley in Central California. Whenever he's able to, he provides a public service ...