Matt Neuburg

Matt Neuburg
Contributing Editor, author, TidBITS


Matt Neuburg is a contributing editor for TidBITS. He is the author, for O’Reilly, of Programming iOS 5, Programming iOS 4, AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, REALbasic: The Definitive Guide, and Frontier: The Definitive Guide, and of several eBooks in the popular Take Control series. He has also written several online guides, such as his introduction to rb-appscript. He has taught in developer training programs such as the AppleScript Pro Sessions. He is the author of the online help for many prominent Mac applications, such as Script Debugger, Affrus, Opal, and MacSpeech Dictate. He has written such widely used Mac freeware as MemoryStick, NotLight, and Thucydides. He has created (and uses) his own complete open source Ruby-based Web site development framework, RubyFrontier. In 2007 he was voted by MacTech readers as one of the 25 most influential people in the Macintosh community. He has written several iPhone applications under his own name, as well as the widely used TidBITS News app.


Tools and Techniques
Location: D136 Level: Novice
Matt Neuburg (TidBITS)
The process of writing, editing, and publishing an O'Reilly programming book has been tending increasingly into the open source domain, relying on open source tools and technologies. This talk describes one author's experience, along with considerations about the possible future of the book in an increasingly open source world. Read more.


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