Jon Goodyear on Instant Messaging APIs
Jonathan Goodyear tells us about his work with Instant Messaging protocols, and his soon to be released toolkit for .NET.
Jonathan is the President of ASPSOFT, Inc. He has been working with .NET since before it was made available to the general public. Jonathan is a contributing editor for both Visual Studio Magazine and asp.netPRO Magazine, and frequently speaks at major technology conferences such as VSLive, ASP.NET Connections and .NET user groups through the International .NET Association (INETA).
Jonathan wrote one of the first books about .NET development, Debugging ASP.NET, by New Rider's Publishing, and appeared in a video, Visual Studio .NET - An Introduction, by WatchIT.com. More recently, he was a co-author of ASP.NET 2.0 MVP Hacks, by Wrox Press.
Jonathan has been awarded Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status by Microsoft and is also a Microsoft Regional Director (RD).