Manuel Saint Victor's love affair with programming began in the 80's punching BASIC commands into a Pet Machine. A web developer for 10 years, Manuel has focused on Flash / Flex for the last 5. He has developed applications for companies such as EyeWonder, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, Toyota and other Fortune 100 companies. Manuel founded DiamondTearz, LLC a software consultancy dedicated to helping growing companies develop highly usable web applications. He is currently a Flash Developer at WebMD. His spare time is spent playing Rock Band with MJ and his wife Amy, blogging about software at http://diamondtearz.org and building virtual worlds and multi-player social games on the Unity 3D platform. Manuel Saint-Victor holds an MD from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and BA from Harvard University.