About The Authors

The authors each have over a decade of practical web development work for a wide variety of international clients. We have also over two decades of experience teaching web development to college, university, and adult continuing education students.

Ricardo Hoar

Randy Connolly

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computing
Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada

Randy is the author of Core ASP.NET Internet Application Development with ASP.NET 2.0 (Prentice Hall, 2007). This book has been translated into Polish and Chinese. He has published a variety of academic papers on the teaching of web development, is on the editorial board for ACM Inroads Magazine, and has over 14 years of experience developing web sites for international clients, as well as over 25 years of corporate software development experience.

Ricardo Hoar

Ricardo Hoar

Associate Dean
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville, Canada

Ricardo’s research interests include transportation modelling including a sophisticated web‐based map‐driven public transit system. His industry experience includes systems administration and programming for start-ups, security commissions and universities. His ongoing consulting business (Surje Software Solutions Inc) has created numerous iPad and iPhone applications and continues to design, deploy and administer many web sites and web apps for clients from across Canada.