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There are many people who contributed to this book in significant ways, and so many people who keep me healthy and able. I'd like to thank at least some of them here.

From Adobe: Michael Ninness, for being there from the start. Joe Bowden, for always answering my questions no matter how busy he got. From the first edition: Eric Hess, Debbie D'Andrea, Norman Straton.

From Sams Publishing: Jennifer Kost, Betsy Brown, Heather Goodell all kept me moving along. Very special thanks to Craig Harris for serving as technical editor on the book. I especially thank Mark Taber for his kindness, trust, and ongoing support.

From Waterside Productions: To my wonderful agent and friend David Fugate. Thanks also to the entire enthusiastic Waterside team. Immeasurable thanks to Michael Forkan for helping me edit and update this book from its previous edition. Julie Sullivan provided detailed assistance with book updates and for her input I am grateful.

The cartoons and hand-drawn animations in this book were contributed by illustrator, artist, and cartoonist Joe Forkan. For his support and friendship I am grateful. I encourage you to visit him at www.joeforkan.com/.

Jenn Kettell provided research and logistical assistance for the first edition.

A very special thanks to all of the readers of the first edition of this book who wrote with their support!

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