Joydip Kanjilal is a Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET, and the author of a number of books on .NET and its related technologies. He has over 12 years of industry experience in IT with more than 6 years in Microsoft .NET and its related technologies. He has authored a lot of articles for some of the most reputable sites such as www.asptoday.com, www.devx.com, www.aspalliance.com, www.aspnetpro.com, www.mcpressonline.com, www.sql-server-performance.com, www.sswug.com, and so on. A lot of these articles have been selected at www.asp.net—Microsoft's official site on ASP.NET. Joydip was also a community credit winner at www.community-credit.com a number of times. Joydip was also selected as MSDN Featured Developer of the Fortnight in November and December, 2008. Joydip has authored the following books:
ASP.NET 4.0 Programming (Mc-Graw Hill Publishing)
Entity Framework Tutorial (Packt Publishing)
Pro Sync Framework (APRESS)
Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET Ajax in 24 Hours (Sams Publishing)
ASP.NET Data Presentation Controls Essentials (Packt Publishing)
He is currently working as an independent software consultant and author. He has years of experience in designing and architecting solutions for various domains. His technical strengths include C, C++, VC++, Java, C#, Microsoft .NET, AJAX, Design Patterns, SQL Server, Operating Systems, and Computer Architecture. Joydip blogs at http://aspadvice.com/blogs/joydip and spends his time reading books, blogs, and writing books and articles. His hobbies include watching cricket, soccer, and playing chess.
Dave Methvin is the Chief Technology Officer at PC Pitstop and one of the founding partners of the company. He provides technical direction for the PCPitstop.com (http://www.pcpitstop.com/) web site and oversees software development.
Before joining PC Pitstop, Dave had an extensive career in computer journalism. He served as an Executive Editor at both Windows Magazine and PC Tech Journal, co-authored a book on Windows NT networking, and wrote articles for more than two dozen publications. Dave blogs on Windows issues for the InformationWeek (http://www.informationweek.com) web site.
Dave holds both a bachelor's and a master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Virginia. He has been active in the jQuery community since 2006 and has written several popular plug-ins such as Splitter.