Richard J. Simon is cofounder of MillenniSoft, Inc., a software development and consulting company that specializes in custom application development with the latest technologies for Windows and the Internet. Before starting MillenniSoft, Richard was a CTO for more than eight years in a software development company that specialized in client/server development with n-tier technology.
In 1985, Richard started consulting and developing custom PC software applications. By 1989, he was developing Windows applications for some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the United States. Richard has always been on the cutting edge of technology and spends his time researching and developing new technologies to bring to market. He has authored Windows 2000 APISuperBible (Sams Publishing, ISBN: 0-672-31933-0) and tech edited several books on Windows development.
Ken Cox is a technical writer and Web developer in Toronto. A Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Ken is a frequent contributor to computer books and magazines dealing with Microsoft technologies. During six years with Nortel Networks, he was the senior technical designer on the documentation department's multimedia team. Ken's technical writing has won several awards from the Society for Technical Communication. Before turning his interests to computers and things high-tech, Ken had a successful career as a broadcast journalist in Toronto and Quebec City for Canada's top radio stations and news networks.
Leslie Koorhan is a certified trainer and developer in New Jersey. He works with Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Visual Studio. Leslie is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) using Windows NT 4.0, and a Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA). He has been a computer professional for many years and has worked in the PC arena for nearly two decades. As such, he has used many development products over the years; most recently Visual Basic and has been involved in Internet technologies such as ASP, XML, and XSLT. Leslie has done courseware design, written a book on Access, and written articles for several publications. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ken and Leslie served as both contributors and technical editors for this book.