Chris Eargle is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional – C#, Telerik Most Valuable Professional, and INETA Community Champion from Columbia, SC, USA. He has designed and developed several enterprise and open source applications, and he runs the local .NET User Group: the Columbia Enterprise Developers Guild. He is a frequent guest of conferences and community events promoting best practices and new technologies. His blog, kodefuguru.com, has been featured on ASP.NET, MSDN, and Reddit. Chris is the co-author of Under the Hood of .NET Memory Management, to be released December 2010.