Thanking everyone who helped me complete this book would probably take another 700 pages. So, to keep these acknowledgments concise, I want to generally thank everyone who helped in any way, while specifically calling out a few without whom I couldn’t have completed this work.

The Silverlight community has been nothing short of fantastic. I received wonderful motivation every time I was about to throw in the towel (usually around 2 a.m.). I found documentation about the most cryptic topics in amazingly rich and detailed blog posts, and I had the best reviewers in the world, who did all that work with just the promise of a “thank you” and a beer next time I meet them. It is a wonderful time to develop software.

I especially want ...

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