The authors would like to thank the following people for their unwavering support of this work:
Mahendra Durai for his enthusiastic support of this book. His encouragement and enthusiasm helped get this project off the ground and running.
Diane Norris for her early review of each chapter. Her experience as a software engineer provided insightful analysis of information presented from a product developer vantage point. Her observations and recommendations were invaluable as each chapter proceeded from rough to final copy.
Debbie (Barrett) Myers for her review of early drafts from a non-technical point of view. Her notes and suggestions for outline and structure assisted in creating a smoother layout and transitions for the final ...