From the reviews:
"In this book, the development path for solutions, based on Microsoft’s Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and InfoPath, is discussed and illustrated. This book is intended to be a comprehensive guide to using the Microsoft Office platform … and is written for software developers. … The book is well written. It establishes a learning path for developers, and provides an overview of issues, concepts, and techniques … ." (Anoop Malaviya, ACM Computing Reviews, September, 2008)
About the Author
Ed Hild's first job after college was as a math and computer science teacher at Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland. After upgrading the curriculum, he decided to practice what he was teaching and moved into consulting. Ed soon felt the teaching itch again, and took a position teaching MCSD and MCSE courses for a technical education center as well as developing the software that would run the franchise. Ed gained most of his development experience at his next position as director of technology at e.magination, a Microsoft partner in Baltimore. There, he worked for several years building web applications for a wide variety of customers using Microsoft technologies. He was then lured to Microsoft and now works as the collaboration technology architect in the Microsoft Technology Center in Reston, Virginia.