When making the decision to co-author this book, I was well aware of the impact it was going to have on my life, but did not fully realize all of the others that would be directly or indirectly involved. Luckily, I have this section to show my appreciation.
I must first thank my family and friends for being so understanding on those many nights and weekends where I was M.I.A. Specifically…thanks to my dad for editing Chapter 2
, even though “the Linux stuff was kind of way over my head,” and to my mom for always trying to convince me that I am way smarter than I actually am. Thank you to my brother, Danny, for caring for my dog when I was unable to. Jill, thank you for your encouragement throughout the entire process, especially ...