Rod Stephens started out as a mathematician but, while
studying at MIT, discovered the joys of programming, and has been
programming professionally ever since. During his career, he has
worked on an eclectic assortment of applications in such fields as
telephone switching, billing, repair dispatching, tax processing,
wastewater treatment, and training for professional football
Stephens has written 15 books that have been translated into half a
dozen different languages, and more than 200 magazine articles
covering Visual Basic, Visual Basic for Applications, Delphi, and
Java. He writes three weekly newsletters
(www.vb-helper.com/newsletter.html) that contain quick tips,
tricks, and examples for Visual Basic developers.
His popular VB Helper Web site (www.vb-helper.com) receives
several million hits per month, and contains thousands of pages of
tips, tricks, and example code for Visual Basic programmers, as
well as example code for this book.