Michael Foord has many years of Python under his belt as well as hands-on commercial experience with IronPython. Michael has written many articles on Python, including the official HOWTO Fetch Internet Resources Using urllib2 . He has also written articles on IronPython and has spoken about IronPython in the U.S., England, and Poland. He is the author of several popular open-source Python projects and has a blog on all things Python. Christian Muirhead began his career in a high-volume database environment, and for the last eight years has been building database-driven websites. He has five years of experience working with C#, the .NET framework, and ASP.NET. He has been using Python in most of his projects since discovering it in 1999, including building web applications for the BBC using Django. He is now working at Resolver Systems developing a next-generation data-modeling tool in IronPython.