Randy J. Ray has been a software engineer for 16 years, working in many
languages including C/C++, Perl and most recently Java. As co-author of the
O'Reilly title Programming Web Services With Perl, he continues to closely
follow new and interesting trends in web design and web services. He's worked
on the Voice Tools Platform Eclipse plug-in, and has contributed bug-fixes to
ROME. He is based in San Jose, California, where he helps maintain the website
for a local hobby club.
Working with web syndication? Your development path may lead you to ROME--not the city, but the syndication framework, which makes working with RSS and Atom a breeze for both server-and client-side code. Randy J. Ray has an introduction to this project.