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Eric Ladd

Eric Ladd (eric@netlinkrg.com) is a Macromedia Certified Advanced ColdFusion Developer and a principal and senior developer for NetLink Resource Group in Alexandria, Virginia. NetLink specializes in custom application development for Internet, intranet, and extranet systems and has served the Web development needs of clients such as the U.S. Postal Service, Litton/PRC (currently Northrop Grumman), MCI, Digex, Marriott International, the National Institutes of Health, and the Pan American Health Organization.
Eric has co-authored six books for the Que imprint of Pearson Technology Group. Prior to this book, his most recent effort was Platinum Edition Using XHTML, XML, and Java 2 (ISBN: 0-7897-2473-1), which received positive critical and reader reviews and is currently used at many universities as a comprehensive Web development text. In addition to the books he has co-authored, Eric has made authoring and technical editing contributions to 10 other Que titles. On top of his development and writing activities, Eric holds faculty appointments with the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and EEI Communications in Alexandria, Virginia, where he teaches classes in dynamic Web technologies such as JavaScript, ColdFusion, and Active Server Pages.
Outside of work, Eric enjoys hitting the gym, biking, and being dragged around the Metro D.C. area by his boxers Zack and Ripley.