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Designing for the Social Web by Joshua Porter

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Acknowledgements

Like many people, I’ve always wanted to write a book. Growing up reading my favorites—Sherlock Holmes, The Lord of the Rings, and The Great Gatsby—I thought that writing would be a great adventure, a grand experiment. After all, that’s what reading was! Wouldn’t writing be even better?

Well, now I’ve written one. And while I wrote a book on web design and not the great American novel, I now know more about the process I always wondered about. It turns out to be a whole bunch of hard work, extremely long hours, coupled with the emotional ups and downs of a Red Sox season (as if I needed more than one per year). But extremely satisfying in the end.

I want to thank my development editor Margaret Anderson, who seemed to know exactly ...

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