About the Author
has over 20 years of experience developing software for Microsoft languages and platforms, since MS-DOS 1.0. He is a course author and instructor for DevelopMentor, where he's most recently developed their "Essential C++/CLI: Building and Migrating Applications and Components with C++/CLI" seminar. He also serves as a troubleshooter and mentor for many professional software developers. Marcus blogs about C++ and .NET topics at www.heege.net/blog and has written dozens of articles for a wide variety of Internet sites. Marcus is a Microsoft "Most Valuable Professional" for Visual C++ and has been a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1997.