Acknowledgments

Seemed like everyone in Portland, Oregon, was writing a book except me. One day I got a call from Matt Wagner of the Fresh Books literary agency, asking me if I wanted to write this book. I got off my bike, put down my beer, and surrendered to the muse. Though I do know how to invent stuff, but really don’t understand where all the commas are supposed to go, the publisher, Apress, teamed me up with several people who really obsess over proper punctuation and grammar to move this project forward:

Jeff Olson, Acquisitions Editor

Robert Hutchinson, Development Editor

Rita Fernando, Coordinating Editor

Kimberly Burton, Copy Editor

I greatly appreciate all of their efforts. They made it fun, and isn’t that the whole point?,!,?,!,? ...

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