While I might be the only name seen on the front of this book, this text would never be printed without the aid of numerous talented people. Allow me to offer some heartfelt words of thanks to the many, many people who made this book possible.
First and foremost, thanks to all of the people at Apress, whom I have had the pleasure of working with for many years now. You are all extremely talented people who do a wonderful job of transforming my original Word documents into polished prose. Thank you so much. Looking forward to working with you all on the next book (well, after I take a sanity break from this book).
Special thanks to my technical editor, Gavin, who has offered me many words of wisdom that I feel make this edition of ...