Software Developer & Instructor
Advanced Mac OS X Instructor Mark Dalrymple, author of Advanced Mac OS X Programming, has been a Macintosh programmer since 1985 and a professional unix programmer since 1990. Mark has experience on the client side and server side, being a veteran of several startups, and larger technology operations like AOL and Google. On the back-end, he has been the technical lead for AOLserver, a high-performance web server handling tends of thousands of hits per second on many different unix platforms (Linux, HP, SGI, Digital Alpha, Solaris). On the client-side, he has worked with native Mac toolkits, helped in the construction of cross-platform toolkits, and currently has code running on millions of Macintosh desktops world-wide. In addition to being the principal author of both "Advanced Mac OS X Programming", Mark is principal author of "Learn Objective-C on the Macintosh", and has been the technical reviewer for many Cocoa and iPhone titles with Apress. He is also the co-founder of CocoaHeads, the international Mac programmer's group, with chapters in 26 countries on five continents.