— Dave Mark joins the magazine as Editor-in-Chief
— World renowned Getting Started Column returns

Westlake Village, CA — October 7, 2002 — MacTech Magazine is proud to
announce that it has brought on Dave Mark, renowned book author and
columnist, as Editor-in-Chief. In addition, MacTech’s celebrated “Getting
Started” column returns to bring Mac OS X, Cocoa, Objective-C and more to
those interested in getting started with programming.

For those that don’t remember, Dave Mark penned MacTech’s Getting Started
column for 7 years. Dave has an extensive background in Macintosh and Unix
development and has written more than a dozen best-selling books, including
“Learn C on the Macintosh” and the “Macintosh C Programming Primer”. He was
Vice President, Academic and Discover Products, at Metrowerks, and has
served on a number of Board of Directors, giving him tremendous experience
to draw from.

“Dave not only has an incredible grasp of what it takes to create a Getting
Started column, but he understands what approach to take for high level
articles enabling readers to draw the most from them.” says Neil Ticktin,
Publisher of MacTech Magazine. “An icon in the community, a long time
supporter of the magazine, and a man with an insight on how to explain
things — we welcome Dave with open arms as the Editor-in-Chief of MacTech.”

MacTech’s editorial team continues to include Jessica Stubblefield as
Managing Editor, with columnists such as Michael R. Harvey, Dave Mark, and
Tim Monroe, and regular contributors Rich Morin, Andrew Stone, Erick
Tejkowski, and John C. Welch.

“I am very excited to be returning to the fold, here at MacTech”, said Dave
Mark. “We’re working very hard to plan the future of the magazine, with
lots of ideas for new features and a few surprises as well. We’re spending
a lot of time communicating with our readers, giving them a chance to help
steer our future direction. All in all, a great time to be on board.”

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