Visual Studio and Development Technologies
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MCSD, MCP, MSDE
Don Kiely, MVP, MCSD, MSDE, is a senior technology consultant specializing in developing secure desktop and Web applications that integrate databases, Microsoft Office, and related technologies, using tools including SQL Server, Visual Basic, C#, ASP.NET, and XML. Don has authored and co-authored several programming books, many of which you’re likely to see in the bargain bin at your local mega-bookstore. He writes regularly for many industry journals, including InformationWeek, IEEE Computer, Visual Studio .NET (VBPJ), and many other magazines. Don trains developers and speaks regularly at industry conferences, including TechEd, VSLive!, DevConnections, and others. He earned a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Colorado, but fortunately learned the error of his ways. In his spare time he roams the Alaska wilderness by foot, dog sled, skis, canoe, and kayak, with his love Carol and some of their 30 dogs. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.