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Sarah Allen

Sarah Allen is a serial innovator with a history of developing leading-edge products, such as After Effects, Shockwave, Flash video, OpenLaszlo and Laszlo Webtop. She has a habit of recognizing great and timely ideas, finding herself amidst a talented team, and creating compelling software. She is now an independent consultant developing mobile and web applications.

Sarah has been developing commercial software since 1990. She began focusing on Internet software as an engineer on Macromedia's Shockwave team in 1995. She led the development of the Shockwave Multiuser Server, and later the Flash Media Server, introducing streaming video and multi-party communication in Flash Player 6. She has also developed software tools for multimedia, digital video, and graphic arts at Adobe, Aldus, and The Company of Science and Art (After Effects). She was named one of the top 25 women of the web by SF Wow (San Francisco Women of the Web) in 1998.

Sarah Allen's Books

Pro Smartphone Cross-Platform Development

Pro Smartphone Cross-Platform Development

  • Publication Date: September 29, 2010
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-2868-4

Learn the theory behind cross-platform development, and put the theory into practice with code using the invaluable information presented in this book. With in-depth coverage of development and distribution techniques for iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Android, you'll learn the native approach to working with each of these platforms. Learn More …