My wife likes to say that I’m the kind of geek that you can take to parties. Which, I suppose, means that I’m just social enough that I can talk to people without their eyes glazing over in a wash of conversation about mobile phone platforms, Linux kernel headers, and the intricacies of display drivers.
I credit her, along with three fabulous daughters, for keeping my nerd aura down to a minimum, by showing me that there’s more to life than circuit boards. Knowing that lets me broaden my horizons and enables me to write books like this.
The teams at PayPal Press and Peachpit get a big helping of thanks for providing their time and insights into producing this book.
Finally, my editor Marta Justak gets ...