Ric Shreves is a partner at water&stone (
www.waterandstone.com), a web development agency focused on open source content management systems. He's been building websites professionally since 1999 and writing about technology for almost as long. He's published several books on open source content management systems, including titles on both the Mambo and Drupal systems. This is his third title with Wiley, having previously released the Mambo Visual Blueprint and the Ubuntu Visual Blueprint.
Ric is an American who has lived in Asia since 1995. He currently resides in Bali, Indonesia, with his wife Nalisa. You can learn more about Ric and his most recent work by visiting his website at