About the Author
Cristian Darie is a software engineer with experience in a wide range of modern technologies, and the author of numerous books, including his popular ASP.NET C# E-Commerce tutorial, his AJAX and PHP tutorial, and his SEO tutorial for PHP developers. Cristian is studying distributed application architectures for his PhD, and is getting involved with various commercial and research projects. When not planning to buy Google, he enjoys his bit of social life. If you want to say "Hi," you can reach Cristian through his personal website, http://www.cristiandarie.ro.
Mihai Bucica started programming and competing in programming contests (winning many of them), all at age twelve. With a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Automatic Control and Computers Faculty of the Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania, Bucica works as an Outsourcing Project Manager for Galaxy Soft SRL. Even after working with a multitude of languages and technologies, Bucica's programming language of choice remains C++, and he loves the LGPL word.
Emilian Balanescu is a programmer experienced in many technologies, such as PHP, Java, .NET, PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MS SQL Server. He currently works as a Wireless Network Administrator at accessNET International S.A. Romania, a company that provides fixed wireless access services operating a point-to-multipoint digital radio communication network with national coverage. You can reach Emilian at www.emilianbalanescu.ro.