The following people contributed their hacks, writing, and inspiration to this book:
Jen Edwards, affectionately known as the "PocketGoddess, is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of PocketGoddess.com (http://www.pocketgoddess.com), a web site devoted to handheld news and reviews of all kinds. Launched in 2001, the site covers Palm OS, Windows Mobile, smartphones, Apple iPod, and mobile gaming devices such as the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP. As a PalmSource Champion she has authored four Expert Guides to Palm OS software (Life/Time Management, Project Management, Religion: Christianity, and Education: Students) that can be found at http://www.palmsource.com/applications. She is also a member of the Palm OS User Council, where she acts as a "voice of the user" to Palm OS platform licensees. Jen is a Staff Writer for Brighthand (http://www.brighthand.com) and a freelance writer for a variety of print publications, including Laptop, Computer Power User, and CE Lifestyles magazines.
Jeff Ishaq (http://www.ishaq.biz) is a software engineer and writer living in Santa Cruz, California. He is the author of Treo Fan Book for O'Reilly, and has been developing Palm software since 1996. In his spare time, he enjoys eating spicy food, trail running, playing guitar, and alpine snowboarding. He hopes someday to organize his office.
Brian Jepson is an O'Reilly editor, programmer, and coauthor of Mac OS X Tiger for Unix Geeks and Linux Unwired. He's also a volunteer systems administrator and all-around geek for AS220 (http://www.as220.org), a nonprofit arts center in Providence, Rhode Island. AS220 gives Rhode Island artists uncensored and unjuried forums for their work. These forums include galleries, performance space, and publications. Brian sees to it that technology, especially free software, supports that mission.