Mark Norman Francis

[Photo] Mark Norman Francis

Mark Norman Francis is a Londoner, born and bred. He spent many years doing various IT jobs for City University, including working on the support desk and systems administration. After tiring of the relaxed environment and long holidays, he entered the real world. In 2000 he joined Purple Interactive, a commercial web company with clients such as Barclays, IBM, and Honda. One site produced there was an unofficial F1 site, later acquired by Formula One Management. After leaving the world of motorsport, he joined Yahoo! in 2004. He blogs at http://cackhanded.net.

Books from Mark

[Book Cover] Web Development Solutions: Ajax, APIs, Libraries, and Hosted Services Made Easy
Web Development Solutions: Ajax, APIs, Libraries, and Hosted Services Made Easy (Author)
From Friends of Ed, released April 18th, 2007
As a web user, you'll no doubt have noticed some of the breathtaking applications available in today's modern web, such as Google Maps and Flickrdesktop applications than the old style web sites you are used to. You've probably also wished that you could create ...