Kalani Kirk Hausman (MCSE+I, MCSD, MCDBA, MCSA, MCT, CCNA, CIW-A, Security+, A+, Network+, I-Net+) has been an IT professional for more than 25 years in the roles of director, consultant, trainer, programmer, security administrator, database administrator, manager, and network administrator. He is currently working as a Lead Security Analyst and Computer Systems Manager for Texas A&M University. Mr. Hausman's studies include security, computer science, electronics technology, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and philosophy. His hobbies include designs in high-speed transportation, submersible propulsion, cosmology, interactive telepresence, technology in education, and virtual reality for use by those with disabling conditions. His current independent projects include development of a shared interactive telepresence system designed to allow remote experience of widely varying environments by students regardless of geographic location or disabling condition. He is also working on implementing a zoological wireless telepresence system that is capable of allowing remote observation of animals in both natural and human-created environments and is involved with grants relating to the leveraging of emerging technologies towards the development of improved bilingual distance education programs, along with many other ongoing projects. Kirk can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amit Kalani is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) and Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) for the Microsoft .NET platform. He is the author of MCAD/MCSD Training Guide: Developing and Implementing Web Applications with Visual C# .NET and Visual Studio .NET (Exam 70-315), MCAD/MCSD Training Guide: Developing and Implementing Windows-based Applications with Visual C# .NET and Visual Studio .NET (Exam 70-316), and MCAD/MCSD Training Guide: Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual C# .NET and Microsoft .NET Framework (Exam 70-320).
Amit has been long associated with Microsoft certifications exams. In an earlier job, he also managed a Microsoft Certified Technical Education Center (CTEC), where he closely worked with students to understand their requirements, and he guided them towards passing the certification exams. You can reach Amit at email@example.com.
Priti Kalani is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) and Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) for Microsoft .NET. Priti has been programming with Visual Studio .NET and the .NET Framework since their early beta versions. She is a co-author of the MCAD/MCSD Training Guide (Exam 70-320): Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual C# .NET and Microsoft .NET Framework. She has also been a technical reviewer for several popular books about the .NET Framework and related technologies. Priti welcomes your comments about the book at her email address, firstname.lastname@example.org.