Yashavant Kanetkar is a well-known computer science author from India.Apart from this book, Kanetkar has published a number of books on the subject of programming. Some of the books written by Kanetkar include Interview Questions In C++ Programming, Test Your C#.NET Skills: Language Elements Pt.1, and Test Your VB.NET Skills- Part II- Technology Skills.

Kanetkar obtained his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai, followed by a master’s degree in Technology from the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kanpur. He has written a number of books on topics such as DirectX, C, C++, C#, VC++, and .Net programming. Apart from authoring books, Kanetkar also teaches on a number of technology topics and writes for columnists such as Developer 2.0 and Express Computers. Kanetkar has also been given “Microsoft Most Valuable Professional”, and “Best .NET Technical Contributor” awards by Microsoft. In the past 15 years, he has played a major role in molding a number of present-day IT professionals.