Steven Sacks is a Flash development expert with over 14 years of programming experience and a penchant for user experience, usability and workflow. He has developed numerous award-winning Flash applications and websites for high-profile companies including GE, Adobe, DirecTV, The Weather Channel, Fox, Honda, Anheuser-Busch, Coca-Cola and Home Depot. Steven is the author of the Gaia Framework for Adobe Flash, a revolutionary open-source framework that dramatically reduces development time when building Flash websites. Since its release in June 2007, Gaia has quickly become the most popular front-end Flash framework in the industry and has been adopted worldwide by top digital agencies including Avenue A / Razorfish, Gringo, Tequila/Chiat-Day, and 2Advanced. Gaia has been universally praised by the Flash industry’s top experts and is the #1-ranked Google search for “flash framework” both in the United States and abroad.