Joel Spolsky is a globally recognized expert on the software development process. His web site Joel on Software (www.joelonsoftware.com) is popular with software developers around the world and has been translated into over 30 languages. As the founder of Fog Creek Software in New York City, he created FogBugz, a popular project management system for software teams. Joel has worked at Microsoft, where he designed VBA as a member of the Excel team, and at Juno Online Services, developing an Internet client used by millions. He has written two books:User Interface Design for Programmers(Apress, 2001) andJoel on Software(Apress, 2004). Joel holds a bachelor's of science degree from Yale in computer science. Before college, he served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a paratrooper, and he was one of the founders of Kibbutz Hanaton.Spolsky, Joel is the author of 'Smart and Gets Things Done Joel Spolsky's Concise Guide to Finding the Best Technical Talent', published 2007 under ISBN 9781590598382 and ISBN 1590598385.