Steve Fox has worked in the IT industry for 13 years in a variety of technologies and positions, most recently in the area of Office and SharePoint development as a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. He has co-authored Programming Microsoft Office Business Applications (MSPress), Six Microsoft Office Business Applications for Office SharePoint Server (MSPress), and Microsoft .NET and SAP (MSPress), and authored a number of articles for a variety of technical publications. Steve is also active on the national and international conference circuit and spends much of his time presenting and teaching developers about Office development. When not working, Steve enjoys reading, writing, and playing sports. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
Bill Sheldon is a software engineer and architect, originally from Baltimore, Maryland. Holding a degree in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Bill has been actively employed as a software engineer since resigning his commission with the United States Navy. He is a Microsoft MVP employed as a principal engineer with InterKnowlogy in Carlsbad, California. In addition to writing books, Bill also works as an instructor for Visual Basic and related courses at the University of California San Diego Extension and has published in excess of 100 articles. He is a contributing editor for SQL Server Magazine, and has had articles featured in several other Penton publications. Bill is an established MSDN online presenter and speaks at live events, such as VSLIve, DevConnections, Office Developers Conference, and community events, such as Code Camp and local user group meetings. Bill is an avid cyclist and wood worker, and is actively involved in the fight against diabetes.