Simon Allardice is a software developer and writer. He has programmed nuclear reactors and music drivers. Simon Allardice is a software developer, lynda.com senior author, trainer, and writer with 25 years spent programming and consulting for corporations throughout the U.S. and Europe. He has programmed everything from safety routines for nuclear reactors to music drivers for computer games. Simon's been a trainer for many years and has spoken at multiple conferences, user groups, and code camps. He has authored, contributed, and edited several books on advanced web development.