Pete Stromquist is a consultant at Magenic Technologies (one of the nation's premiere Microsoft Gold Certified Partners), specializing in web-enabled application development using Microsoft tools and technologies. He has spent the last several years architecting and developing the following types of applications: intranet content management, web-enabled training and testing software, B2B and B2C e-commerce, and web-based telemetry and logistics. Pete has complemented his VB skills with several other technologies such as XML, XSL, COM+, IIS, ASP and, of course, .NET. He also enjoys teaching and presenting on .NET technologies. Pete has a mechanical engineering background and received his bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota.