Chaur Wu is an author and developer who has a passion for model-based and language-oriented design. He works extensively with .NET, with experience going back to the initial beta release in 2000. He has two successful books to his credit: Professional Design Patterns in VB.NET and Professional UML with Visual Studio .NET, both published by Wrox Press. Wu has implemented several domain-specific as well as general purpose languages for work, for study and for fun. You can send email to him at firstname.lastname@example.org with feedback, or for the exchange of thoughts.
Tom Fischer's career spans a broad range of technologies with some of the most prestigious consulting firms in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. His certifications include the Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), and Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA). And as a Microsoft Certified Teacher (MCT), Tom helps teach other developers about the latest Microsoft .NET tools and technologies.
Pete Stromquist is a consultant at Magenic Technologies (one of the nation's premiere Microsoft Gold Certified Partners), specializing in web-enabled application development using Microsoft tools and technologies. He has spent the last several years architecting and developing the following types of applications: intranet content management, web-enabled training and testing software, B2B and B2C e-commerce, and web-based telemetry and logistics. Pete has complemented his VB skills with several other technologies such as XML, XSL, COM+, IIS, ASP and, of course, .NET. He also enjoys teaching and presenting on .NET technologies. Pete has a mechanical engineering background and received his bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota.
John Slater is a project manager at Management Reports International (MRI) in Cleveland, Ohio. At MRI, he is developing applications for the property management industry. He is working on several projects using .NET development tools and .NET Enterprise servers.