When it came time to write a revised edition of iPhone in Action, Shannon and Christopher had their hands tied with other projects. This is when Manning decided to seek out another author to perform the necessary updates. They eventually stumbled on me on Twitter.

I had started programming when I was a junior in high school and spent most of my time writing web applications and silly Java games. After high school, I attended the University of New Mexico and acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.

When Apple launched the original iPhone, I drooled over the device and longed to own one. It wasn’t until Apple came out with the iPhone 3G that I could actually afford it. Knowing that I wanted to write software for the ...

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