Marco Bellinaso is a freelance software developer. He lives in a small town close to Venice, Italy. He has been working with VB, C/C++, ASP and other Microsoft tools for several years, specializing in User Interface, API, ActiveX/COM design and programming. He is now spending all his time on the .NET Framework, using C# and VB.NET.
He is particularly interested in e-commerce design and implementation solutions with SQL Server, ASP.NET, and web services. He is a team member at www.vb2themax.com, for which he writes articles and commercial software, such as add-ins for MS Visual Studio and other utilities for VB and .NET developers.
Marco recently co-authored "Beginning C#" from Wrox Press, and is also a contributing editor for two leading Italian programming magazines: Computer Programming and Visual Basic Journal (Italian licensee for Visual Studio Magazine). Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kevin Hoffman has always loved computers and computer
programming. He first got hooked when he received a Commodore
VIC-20 from his grandfather, who had repaired it after finding it
in the trash. He then started a prolific but unprofitable career
writing shareware games and utilities for electronic bulletin board