David Chappell's books, aimed at developers, architects, and IT decision makers, have been published in ten languages and used in courses at MIT, ETH Zurich, and many other colleges and universities. David also served as Series Editor for Addison-Wesley’s Independent Technology Guides.

Books by David Chappell

 A Visual Introduction to SQL, Second Edition

"When it comes to SQL, I recommend A Visual Introduction to SQL"
- Bob Zurek, DBMS Magazine

  Understanding .NET, Second Edition

"As an architect, developer, and author I give this book my highest recommendation. If you are trying to get your fingers around the .NET platform, this is the book you should read."
- Richard Monson-Haefel, author of Enterprise JavaBeans (O'Reilly)

  Understanding Microsoft Windows 2000 Distributed Services

"Don't even think about writing distributed apps for the Windows platform without reading this book first."
- Jeff Prosise, author of Programming Windows with MFC (Microsoft Press) and co-founder of Wintellect

  Understanding ActiveX and OLE

"Buy this book! David's book is by far the best book ever written about COM. Period."
- Don Box, author of Essential COM (Addison-Wesley) and Microsoft Technical Fellow