About Rob Krten

Rob Krten has been doing embedded systems work, mostly on contract, since 1986 and systems-level programming since 1981.

During his three-year contract at QNX Software Systems, he designed and presented courses on "Realtime Programming under the Neutrino Kernel" and "Writing a Resource Manager." He also wrote the prototype version of the QNX Native Networking Manager (Qnet) software, as well as a significant portion of the Building Embedded Systems book.

Both this book and his previous book, Getting Started with QNX 4: A Guide for Realtime Programmers, have received a Society for Technical Communications (STC; http://www.stc.org/) Award of Merit.