Steve Potts is an independent consultant, author, and Java instructor in Atlanta, Georgia (United States). Steve received his computer science degree in 1982 from Georgia Tech. He has worked in a number of disciplines during his 20-year career, with manufacturing being his area of greatest expertise. His previous books include Special Edition Using Visual C++ 4 and Java 1.2 How-To. He can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.