Nicholas Chase has been involved in Web site development for companies including Lucent Technologies, Sun Microsystems, Oracle Corporation, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Nick has been a high school physics teacher, a low-level radioactive waste facility manager, an online science fiction magazine editor, a multimedia engineer, and an Oracle instructor. More recently, he was the Chief Technology Officer of Site Dynamics Interactive Communications in Clearwater, Florida. He is the author of three books on Web development, including Java and XML From Scratch (Que). He loves to hear from readers and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.