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Ken Getz

Paul D. Sheriff has over 17 years experience programming businessapplications. Paul is considered one of the leading Visual Basic programmers inthe industry. Paul has also been very active in the Visual Basic community. Hehas been the president of the Orange County Visual Basic User Group. He haswritten over 60 articles for many different publications and is a contributingeditor to Advisor magazine, writing many articles on Visual Basic 3, 4, 5, 6 and now VB .NET. Paul is the author of the Que book Paul Sheriff Teaches VisualBasic 6.0. Paul also speaks at the Advisor Publications Developer'sConferences, Microsoft Tech-Ed, and Microsoft Developer Days. Paul currently isthe Microsoft Regional Director for Southern California.

In 1991, Paul started PDSA, Inc., a high-level computer consulting companyspecializing in high-quality custom software. PDSA, Inc. is a Microsoft ManagedPartner. Since starting PDSA, Inc., Paul and his team have consulted in manydifferent industries, such as aerospace, real estate, medicine, hotel, andgovernment.

PDSA, Inc. is available for consulting work and onsite training in Visual Basic, SQL Server, and Internet/intranet applications. Contact PDSA, Inc. toll-free at (888) 899-PDSA (7372) or at (714) 734-9792. Fax: (714) 734-9793. E-mail: Psheriff@pdsa.com. Visit the PDSA Web site at http://www.pdsa.com.

Ken Getz is a senior consultant with MCW Technologies and splits his time between programming, writing, and training. He specializes in tools and applications written in Visual Studio .NET and Visual Basic. Ken is coauthor of several bestselling books, including Access 2002 Developer's Handbooks with Paul Litwin and Mike Gunderloy, Visual Basic Language Developer's Handbook with Mike Gilbert, and VBA Developer's Handbook with Mike Gilbert (Sybex). He cowrote several training courses for Application Developer's Training Company (http://www.appdev.com), including VB .NET, ASP.NET, Access 2000 and 97, Visual Basic 6, and Visual Basic 5 seminars. He has also recorded video training for AppDev covering VB .NET, ASP.NET, VB6, Access 2000, and Access 97. Ken is a frequent speaker at technical conferences and has spoken often at Microsoft's Tech-Ed conference. Ken also is a technical editor for Access-VB-SQL Advisor magazine and a columnist for Informant Publications' asp.netPRO magazine. You can reach Ken at keng@mcwtech.com, http://www.mcwtech.com, or at http://www.developershandbook.com.