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Porting to the Symbian Platform: Open Mobile Development in C/C++ by Mark Wilcox

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Author's Acknowledgements

There are a lot of people involved in the creation of a book but none so important as those that support the author and make sure he eats and sleeps at the right times as deadlines approach. So I'd like to start by thanking my wife Lara, who tirelessly supported me through a second book without a break after the first – that's it for now, I promise!

Before I was even aware of this book project there were people with the foresight to plan and commission it, so thanks are due to Antony Edwards and Martin Tasker for their part in the original vision for the book and to Jo Stichbury for giving me the opportunity to write it. Jo also served as co-author, editor and mentor, all of which she did with her usual high levels of skill, efficiency and good humor; without her there would be no book. I was also fortunate enough to work with an extremely talented team of authors, so thanks to David, the two Gábors, Ivan, Lauri, Lucian, Paul, Vinod and Will. Special mentions are due to David, Ivan and both Gábors for stepping in to fill the places of those whose other commitments had to take priority with very tight deadlines. I owe an extra thanks to Lucian for all his help with the example code projects too.

A lot of people reviewed drafts of various chapters, too many to name individually here again, but I thank them all. The reviewer that deserves singling out is Lauri Aalto. Lauri is one of the true Symbian gurus and I was very pleased when he agreed to review multiple ...

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