Writing a book is such a huge undertaking that it would have taken us another year to publish it if not for the unconditional support of our families, friends, and colleagues.
Our manager at SELA Group, David Bassa, has given us all possible help to see this book to completion, and was very understanding when other projects slipped through the tracks when the book’s deadlines loomed.
The editorial team at Apress made this project enjoyable and tolerated our second-language English to shape the book as you see it today. Gwenan, Kevin, and Corbin: thank you for your professionalism and patience.
Last but not least, a great many thanks to our families, who have sacrificed countless hours on this book’s altar. Without your support, ...