Tugberk Ugurlu is a Web Developer and newly-awarded Microsoft MVP who specializes in software for the tourism industry, where he has worked for the last nine years. He works mostly with ASP.NET and its different frameworks such as ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET Web API. After studying travel management at college, he was dragged into programming for its application to the industry and has been passionate about ASP.NET and its siblings ever since. While he gets paid by building web application for tourism services and products, he is also a very involved member of the community and likes to share his knowledge with others through his blog (http://tugberkugurlu.com), webcasts, authoring books, giving talks on various topics and so on. He currently lives in Marmaris, Turkey and is engaged to a lovely girl called Nihan.
After years of study andÂ five years ofÂ practising, Ali Kheyrollahi left Medicine for his love of programming.Â Thirteen years later, he is a solutions architect for a blue chip company, yet at heart he is the same kid in the toy shop enjoying coding and discovering new shiny technologies. AliÂ loves HTTP, API design and business-modelling DDD-style. In his spare time he is a blogger and open source author and contributor, working on a few popular projects such as CacheCow - an HTTP caching solution for ASP.NET Web API. He also has a passion for computer vision and has published a few papers on the subject in scientific journals, including Machine Vision and Applications. He has a taste forÂ avant-gardeÂ films and music and enjoys watching films with his lovely wife Khatereh.