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The Missing Credits

About the Author

E.A. Vander Veer started out in the software trenches, lexing and yaccing and writing shell scripts with the best of them. She remained busy and happy for years writing C++ programs and wresting data from recalcitrant databases. After a stint as an Object Technology Evangelist (yes, that’s an actual job title), she found a way to unite all her passions: writing about cool computer stuff in prose any human being can understand. Books followed—over a dozen so far—including PowerPoint 2007: The Missing Manual, JavaScript for Dummies, XML Blueprints, and the fine tome you’re holding right now. She lives in Texas with her husband and daughter. Email: .

About the Creative Team

Dawn Mann (editor) is Associate Editor for the Missing Manual series. When not working, she beads, plays soccer, and causes trouble. Email: .

Nellie McKesson (production editor) spends most of her spare time doing DIY home renovation projects and dabbling in the arts.

Daniel Murphey (technical reviewer) is an aspiring author and avid reader who never truly grew up.

Lucie Haskins (indexer) lives in Woodland Park, Colorado. She became an indexer in 2000, after a long career in corporate America, with roles that ranged from computer programmer to management consultant. She specializes in embedded indexing for books on computer- and business-related topics. She loves to share her passion for indexing by talking about it to whoever will listen! Visit her site at luciehaskins.com for more information about indexing.

Acknowledgements

Muchisimas gracias to the Missing Manual editorial team—y’all truly are second to none. Special thanks go to Peter Meyers for originally suggesting this book, and for overseeing the entire process with wisdom and grace. Dawn Mann’s top-notch editing buffed the manuscript to a high sheen, and tech reviewer Daniel Murphey triple-checked it for accuracy and currency (no mean feat when you’re writing about a website so popular it spits out new features faster than Hollywood spits out buddy movies). A smart, nimble team like this one is every writer’s dream.

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