Greg Perry is a speaker and a writer on both the programming and the application sides of computing. He is known for his skills at bringing advanced computer topics to the novice's level. Perry has been a programmer and a trainer since the early 1980s, teaching at computer conferences and at the college level. He received his first degree in computer science and a master's degree in corporate finance. Perry has sold more than 2 million computer books, including such titles as Sams Teach Yourself Windows XP in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 6 in 21 Days, and Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Office XP in 24 Hours. He also writes about rental property management and loves to travel. His favorite place to be when away from home is either at New York's Patsy's or in Italy, because he enjoys only the best pasta!
Kate J. Chase is a veteran technical book author with more than two dozen original works and revisions under her PC tool belt. As a seasoned pro in online support covering the range from Windows to applications to PC hardware, she's also created and managed support communities for America Online and the Microsoft Network (to name a few). She's also a journalist and educator.
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