I would like to thank Lars Bak and Kasper Lund of Google, the creators of Dart, for taking time out of their busy schedules to sit down for an interview. They provided their time very generously and made themselves available as well for significant follow-up. Thanks must also go to another Googler, Seth Ladd, who wrote the foreword to this book. Thanks, Seth!
There is an increasing trend for technical books to be self-published. I knew I wanted a traditional publisher for this book, and Apress was the first (and only) publisher I approached. I want to thank Ben Renow-Clarke for believing in Dart for Absolute Beginners from the beginning and guiding the project throughout its life.
A lot of people don’t realize that when a technical ...