Michael Plank is technology evangelist and software developer at Powerflasher, Germany╩╝s largest multimedia agency specialized in Flash. Michael has been hooked on creating interactive applications and games with Flash since version 4. During his studies in digital media he worked with several programming languages but concentrated on his favorite: ActionScript. One of his many talents is his ability to work with a very mixed audience and impart his knowledge about software and game development using Flash technology. Michael frequently teaches at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg, speaks at international conferences and offers a variety of lectures and training sessions.