Ashwin Kamanna works as a software engineer at AINS India Pvt. Ltd., in Hyderabad, India. He spends most of his time designing and developing web applications with ASP, Java, XML, and COM. He has written for some ASP and C# online magazines including ASPToday.com and CSharpToday.com. His special fields of interest are XML and object-oriented design, and he enjoys delving deeper into them. He has a BE (Hons.) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, India. In his leisure time, if Ashwin is not programming or reading, he can be found doing a painting or a sketch to add to his gallery.