Scott Meyers is an author, trainer, and consultant with over three decades of experience in software development practice and research. In addition to dozens of journal and magazine articles, he wrote Effective C++, More Effective C++, and Effective STL; he also designed and oversaw their electronic publication in HTML and PDF forms. Scott is Consulting Editor for Addison Wesley's Effective Software Development Series and was an inaugural member of the Advisory Board for the online journal, The C++ Source (http://www.artima.com/cppsource). He received his Ph.D in Computer Science from Brown University. His web site is http://www.aristeia.com/.