About the AuthorAbout the Author Brendon J. Wilson, a graduate of Simon Fraser University's Engineering Science program (http://www.ensc.sfu.ca), is a software engineer specializing in object-oriented programming with a focus on Java and Internet technologies. Brendon started using Java in 1996 as part of his undergraduate thesis project, a 3D robot manipulator simulator, which went on to win Sun Microsystems' Java3D programming competition. Since graduating from SFU, Brendon has worked at a number of high-tech software-development companies, including the e-business division of IBM's Pacific Development Center in Burnaby, and a variety of encryption and wireless startups around the world. Currently a Senior Software Engineer at PKI Innovations, Inc. (http://www.pk3i.com), Brendon divides his time between his job, his pursuit of his PEng (professional engineer) designation, and investigations into all the latest Internet technologies. Occasionally he sleeps, too. Brendon lives with his wife, Ashley, in Vancouver, Canada, where he is currently recovering from an all-consuming addiction to The Simpsons. He can be contacted through his web site at http://www.brendonwilson.com. © Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.