Matthew Helmke!/matthewhelmke

Iowa City, Iowa

Experienced Writer and Information Professional

Areas of Expertise:

  • writing
  • editing
  • culture
  • language
  • free and open source software
  • information resources
  • information technology
  • creative commons licensing and other copyright issues
  • XML
  • DocBook
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • information lifecycle management
  • knowledge management
  • screencasting
  • graphics
  • consulting
  • speaking
Matthew Helmke has been a technical person since he got his first computer in 1981, a TRS-80 Color Computer--the original with the silver case. He first used Unix in 1987 while studying Lisp on a Vax at the university and when Linux came around, Matthew was thrilled. He has a bachelor's degree in education, a master's in information resources and library science, and currently works as a senior technical writer for Pearson Education writing documentation for educational assessment software.

Matthew is also a musician who plays the guitar and the bass and he has played as a studio musician for other artists. He is an avid and voracious reader, speaks several languages, has worked as an information consultant on topics including culture, language, religion, and computers, and spent several years running a small business in North Africa.

VMware Cookbook VMware Cookbook
by Matthew Helmke , Ryan Troy
Second Edition June 2012
Print: $44.99
Ebook: $35.99

VMware Cookbook VMware Cookbook
by Ryan Troy , Matthew Helmke
October 2009
Ebook: $31.99

Matthew Helmke