Alex Homer is managing director of Stonebroom, Ltd., a software-development, consulting, and training organization. He was formerly lead technical author and reviewer for Wrox Press, specializing in Microsoft Web and database technologies Dave Sussman speaks frequently at Microsoft development conferences and has been writing about ASP since its earliest releases. Rob Howard founded Telligent Systems, a solutions company specializing in Microsoft enterprise technologies. As Program Manager at Microsoft, he helped design ASP.NET's Web services support, caching, session state, and other features. His books include A First Look at ASP.NET v. 2.0 (Addison-Wesley, 2003) and ASP.NET Developer's Cookbook (Sams, 2003).