Enormous thanks are in order.
Above all, my gracious wife and son have put up with more than their fair share of me hiding in my office. They were encouraging, patient, and extremely supportive. Suzanne and Wyatt, I love you and I thank you.
My team at Microsoft is second to none. They challenge, teach, stretch, and encourage me almost every day. It’s a constant source of inspiration to work with such an amazing team in such an excellent company. I only hope I have passed a bit of their inspiration on through this book. To Joe, Scott, MJ, Matt, Daniel, Jerry, Bret, Alice, Doris, Michael, Bruno, Randy, Sam, Chris, and Harold, thank you.
My team at Apress has held my hand all along this journey. To Ben, Ana, Andrew, Elise, Kathleen, ...