is the owner of Managed Fusion
(www.managedfusion.com), a U.S.-based company that specializes in
the fields of software architecture/development, usability
engineering, and cloud-based computing initiatives with a strong
focus on .NET, the Web, SEO, SEM, and Microsoft technologies.
Al Katawazi is owner of Blue Shift Technologies Inc.
(www.blueshifttechnologies.com), a software consulting company
based out of Upstate New York. He is very fortunate to have worked
on a variety of different projects for many notable clients. Most
recently his focus has been on creating SaaS-based solutions
leveraging the MVC framework. Al is also the author of his own blog
(www.codingsmarter.com), which he has tried to keep up to date even
though writing a book is a great excuse not to. When Al is not
programming he enjoys kayaking with his dog Scout and card sharking
with his wife Heather.
Marco Bellinaso lives in Bologna, Italy, and works as a
freelance consultant, developer, and trainer specialized in all
“web-things” that run on the Microsoft platform, such
as ASP.NET, AJAX, and SharePoint. He’s been working with the
.NET Framework since the Beta 1 on applications of all types,
including Web Services, Windows Forms, Windows Services, and mobile
applications. He is also author or co-author of a number of
commercial tools for developers, such as the VB Migration Partner
(http://www.vbmigration.com/), the award-winning VBMaximizer
add-in, CodeBox for .NET, and FormMaximizer for .NET.