About the Author
Paul Glavich is an ASP.NET MVP with over 15 years of industry experience ranging from PICK, C, C++, Delphi and Visual Basic 3/4/5/6 to his current speciality in .NET with C#, COM+ and ASP.NET. Paul has been developing in .NET technologies since .NET was first in Beta, and was technical architect for one of the world's first internet banking solutions using .NET technology. Paul has authored books on Beginning AJAX in ASP.NET and Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX, and is currently focusing on Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX and Windows Communication Foundation technologies, has presented at the Sydney .NET user group (www.sdnug.org) and TechEd, and is also a board member of ASPInsiders (www.aspinsiders.com). In the event of particularly unruly hecklers, Paul also holds a 4th degree black belt in Budo-Jitsu. Chris Farrell has over eighteen years of development experience, and has spent the last seven as a .NET consultant and Trainer. For the last three years his focus has shifted to application performance assurance and the use of tools to identify performance problems in complex .NET applications. Working with many of the world's largest corporations, he has helped development teams find and fix performance, stability and scalability problems with an emphasis on training. After working at Compuware as a consultant for two years in 2009, Chris joined the independent consultancy CodeAssure UK (www.codeassure.co.uk) as their lead performance consultant. When not analyzing underperforming web sites, Chris loves to spend time with his wife and young son swimming, bike riding and playing tennis. His dream is to encourage his son to play tennis to a standard good enough to reach a Wimbledon final although a semi would be fine.