James Polanco is a Web application architect and cofounder of DevelopmentArc. He has dabbled with Flash since the beginning, but became serious about development and research with the release of Flash MX. He has focused primarily on ActionScript development, design patterns, and component implementations—a natural fit for Flex development and Web application planning and architecture. He has worked with such clients as Scion.com, Lexus.com, Toyota.com, Libsyn Podcast Analytics Dashboard, Fake Science Music Store, ILM The show, and Adobe Systems. He is an avid blogger, speaker, and researcher with a particular interest in technology implementations, best practices, and analysis of Web enabled tools and technologies.
Doug Winnie is the principal product manager for Adobe Flash Catalyst, Flash Platform Workflow, and WorkflowLab. He is responsible for the integration and collaborative workflows between designers and developers using the Adobe Flash Platform and between Adobe’s Flash tools, Flash Professional, Flash Catalyst, and Flash Builder. Doug is also an instructor at San Francisco State University, teaching HTML/Ajax Web design with Dreamweaver, ActionScript programming, working with XML data, and Flex application design and development with Flash Catalyst and Flash Builder. He hosts the Adobe TV show, ”ActionScript 1:1 with Doug Winnie.”