About the Authors
Ed Tittel is a freelance writer, a consultant, and an occasional expert legal witness on web technologies who works at home near beautiful Austin, Texas. Ed has written for the computer trade press since 1986 and has worked on more than 140 books. Ed has worked on many other titles for Wiley, too, including numerous For Dummies books on subjects that range from Carrier Ethernet to XML. His full-length titles cover NetWare, Windows Server, and XML; Ed’s custom topics include Unified Threat Management, XBRL, Data Center Networking, and lots more.
Ed blogs, provides expert insight and Q&A, and writes for numerous TechTarget websites, including SearchNetworking.com, SearchSecurity.com, and SearchWindows.com. He also writes for Tom's IT Pro, the CIO Magazine website, and EmergingEdTech.com. When he's not busy working, Ed likes to travel, shoot pool and spend time with his family. He also loves to spend time in the kitchen cookin' like crazy, or sous-cheffin' for his equally cuisine-happy and lovely wife, Dina. Contact Ed via e-mail at
Chris Minnick is the CEO of Minnick Web Services, LLC, a company that specializes in developing websites and mobile apps for media companies. He also teaches a very popular online course called "Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5" for Ed2Go; is the author of several books, including WebKit For Dummies; and writes articles on web development and mobile apps for websites and print magazines. Chris's weekly newsletter goes ...