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Michael Buffington

Michael Buffington

Programmer, Stikkit

Michael Buffington has been an entrepreneur and web application developer for over 10 years. Buffington cofounded Inc. in 1998, authored an advanced level book on Macromedia's ColdFusion, and has been developing clever web applications for companies like Xerox, Adaptive Path, Robot Coop, Values of N, and Federated Media Publishing.

Most recently, Buffington stopped being serious and has become known in the Ruby on Rails community for developing and managing the open source multiplayer game, a highly addictive and massive game with some very simple underlying principles.

See all sessions presented by Michael Buffington.