About the Author
Mahmoud Parsian, Ph.D.
is a Sun Certified Java Programmer and senior lead software engineer for AskJeeves.com, and he has expertise in Java database programming and development. His honors include the following: Ask Jeeves Bright Star Award, Octopus Award for successive release of the Octopus software, Cisco Systems Leadership Award, Individual Achievement Award, and four Specialist of the Quarter awards. Parsian has also received numerous commendation letters from customers regarding his outstanding performance and leadership on customer projects.