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The Complete Reference: Ajax

About the Author

Thomas A. Powell has been involved in the Internet community for almost 20 years. In the early 1990s he worked for the first Internet service provider in Southern California, CERFnet.

In 1994 he founded PINT, Inc. a Web development firm with headquarters in San Diego, which today services a diverse range of educational and corporate clients around the country. He is also the lead investor and founder of port80 Software, which sells Web server and development products to thousands of organizations around the world.

In addition, Powell is the author of numerous other Web development books including the bestsellers JavaScript: The Complete Reference, HTML & XHTML: The Complete Reference, Web Design: The Complete Reference, and Web Site Engineering. He also writes frequently about Web technologies for Network World magazine.

Mr. Powell teaches Web design and development classes for the University of California, San Diego Computer Science and Engineering Department as well as for the Information Technologies program at the UCSD Extension. He holds a B.S. from UCLA and an M.S. in Computer Science from UCSD.