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Thanks to the team at Sybex, particularly Mariann Barsolo and Pete Gaughan for going beyond being top-notch professionals, but also being a real pleasure to work with. ■ I'd also like to thank Brandon Williams and Jared Tarbell for bringing their impressive skills to this book, both with many of the components and several of the chapters in this book. Thanks also to Brian Finlay for his fun cartoon images in Chapter 1. Also, I'd like to thank Scott Balay for developing some of the components featured in this book. Thanks also to Daniel Gray for his technical editing. ■ I'm also thankful for my son Aidan and my daughter Audrey, who help me keep my perspective with playful breaks. Thank you isn't enough for the support my wife, Staci, has given me as I worked on this book and throughout my so-called career. ■ Finally, out of sheer humble recognition of the raw facts, I am, as always, compelled to acknowledge the source. It is fully by the grace of God that I came to be capable of producing this book. For my part, it is He who should be given all credit-not me.
About the Author
Scott Hamlin is the director of Eyeland Studio, Inc. (www.eyeland.com). Eyeland Studio is a web-content design studio specializing in Flash game production and original content design. Eyeland Studio's client list includes Wrigley, Scholastic, Basic Fun, Nokia, Procter & Gamble, Sun Microsystems, MTV Europe, and Nabisco. Eyeland Studio produces several products sold over the Web and on CD. Eyewire.com, one of the world's largest stock imagery companies, carries Eyeland Studio's products.
Scott is also the author/coauthor of numerous books, including Flash MX ActionScript: The Designer's Edge with Jennifer Hall.