Brian Johnson currently works as a technical editor at Microsoft. Previously, Brian was a columnist for Microsoft Visual J++(R) Informant magazine, covering Microsoft Internet technologies. He served as the technical editor for Microsoft Office and VBA Developer magazine from 1998 until 2000. Brian has been published in a number of industry magazines including MSDN(R) Magazine, Delphi Informant, and Delphi Developer. He's also the author of Microsoft Image Composer for Dummies. Before becoming a writer and a technical editor, Brian was a Marine Corps combat correspondent. He worked as a television reporter in Japan for the Far East Network and was a field reporter for the Armed Forces Radio and Television in support of Operation Desert Storm. Brian is a 1987 graduate of the University of Wisconsin.