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Paul Vachier

Paul Vachier wears many hats. As a web designer he got his start designing web articles for Word magazine, a ground-breaking early e-zine. Later he worked with the staff at Salon.com to launch their first few online issues, and served various web design and production stints at companies such as Symantec, @Home, Om Records, Macromedia, Lynda.com (Lynda Weinman’s training center), and GoLive Systems. At GoLive Systems he was hired as Webmaster and oversaw the creation and maintenance of the company's web site during the CyberStudio 3 and CyberStudio 4 product launches. He attended many trade shows, gave many demos, and uploaded lots of web pages to the company servers. He also wrote the original documentation for developing third-party actions and has written many of the actions that ship with GoLive today.

Paul taught web technologies for a while at both San Francisco State University's Multimedia Studies program and the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. He has also co-authored several software and Internet related books including: Plug-N-Play JavaScript (New Riders), DeBabelizer: The Authorized Edition (Hayden), and Dreamweaver 3 and 4 for Dummies (Hungry Minds).

Paul received a BA in Anthropology and History from Montclair State University in New Jersey and did graduate studies at UCLA. Today he lives in Santa Fe, NM where he devotes his time to additional activities such as art, bicycling, skiing, amateur DJing, martial arts (Niseido Ju-Jitsu), and trying to learn Final Cut Pro.

Paul can be contacted at golivemagic@transmitmedia.com.

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