Jon Conway has 20 years' experience writing software, with half of that in LabVIEW. His fields of expertise include real time, robotics, databases, DAQ, DSP, and multiple software languages and operating systems; his idea for LCOD arose from his experience gained working on complex software projects. Jon is a partner in Structured Software Design Consultants of Hampshire, UK Steve Watts has 15 years of experience writing test software, and has been programming in LabVIEW for 6 years. His areas of expertise include OOD, the Yourdon methodology, CASE tools, electronics, lasers, switching system design, DAQ, statistical process control, databases, user interface design, software engineering, as well as a variety of programming languages. Steve is a partner in Structured Software Design Consultants of Hampshire, UKConway, Jon is the author of 'Software Engineering Approach to Labview ', published 2003 under ISBN 9780130093653 and ISBN 0130093653.