has been programming in Objective-C since1997
and programming Macs since well before that. He is a regular
contributor to Steven Frank’s www.cocoadev.com website,
technical reviewer for numerous books and magazine articles, and
occasional dabbler in Mac OS X open source projects. Currently, he
is using Objective-C and Apple Computer’s Cocoa frameworks to
build professional and consumer applications for Mac OS X. Michael
holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor of
Arts in Music from Beloit College of Beloit, Wisconsin. He lives in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with his family.
Drew McCormack has a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics and works
as a computational scientist in the Theoretical Chemistry group at
the Free University in Amsterdam. He is involved in developing the
Quantum Chemistry software ADF (www.scm.com), which is run the
world over on computers ranging from desktop Macs to massive
supercomputers. He programs regularly in Python, C++, Objective-C,
Fortran, and Bash, and in his spare time develops the Cocoa
financial software Trade Strategist (www.trade-strategist.com).
Drew maintains the Maniacal Extent website—a reference to the
chaotic dimension, time—which details his various
interests and activities (www.maniacalextent.com).