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Sean R. Nicholson

Sean R. Nicholson is the Network Administrator and Web Developer for the Career Services Center at the University of Missouri—Kansas City. He and his development team architect, develop, and manage foundation and back-end execution for programs such as the CareerExec Employment Database (, UMKC Career Services Web site (, and UMKC's Virtual Career Fair ( Sean also does private contract and consulting work on database and Web development for organizations and individuals.

Sean has a Juris Doctor from UMKC, but opted to follow a career path in technology rather than law. Sean has been working with computers since the day a shiny new Apple II computer showed up at his house when he was twelve (twenty years ago). Sean began building Web pages using Notepad and has been developing sites in Dreamweaver since version 1.0 was released. In addition, he has used DrumBeat, UltraDev, and now Dreamweaver MX 2004 extensively in both Web-based and intranet-based projects.

Sean's technical publications include Discover Excel 97 (Hungry Minds, Inc., 1997), Teach Yourself Outlook 98 in 24 hours (Sams, 1998), Inside Dreamweaver UltraDev 4 (New Riders, 2001), and Dreamweaver MX Magic New Riders, 2002). He has also written several legal articles ranging in topics from Canadian water rights to the protection of historic artifacts lost at sea.

During his free time, Sean can be found traveling with his family, riding his motorcycle to biker events nationwide, or continuing the development of his site at, with hope of building one of the largest motorcycle-related sites on the Web.