David B. Horvath, CCP is a Senior Consultant in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. He has been in the field for over fifteen years and is also a part-time Adjunct Professor at local colleges teaching topics that include C++ Programming, UNIX, and Database Techniques. He completed his M.S. degree in Organizational Dynamics at the University of Pennsylvania in 1998 (and is probably taking more classes as this book is being published). He has provided seminars and workshops to professional societies and corporations on an international basis. David is the author of UNIX for the Mainframer (Prentice-Hall/PTR), co-author of SAMS Teach Yourself C++ for Linux in 21 Days, contributing author to UNIX Unleashed Second Edition (with cover credit), Red Hat Linux Unleashed Second and Third Editions, Red Hat Linux 6 Unleashed, Red Hat Linux 7 Unleashed, Using UNIX Second Edition (Que), UNIX Unleashed Third Edition, Learn Shell Programming in 24 Hours, Linux Unleashed Fourth Edition, Linux Programming Unleashed Second Edition, and has written numerous magazine articles.
When not at the keyboard working or writing, he can be found working in the garden or soaking in the hot tub. He has been married for over thirteen years and has several dogs and cats (the number of which seems to keep going up).
David can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. No Spam please!