I would like to acknowledge the following people:
My familyDanny, Justine, and Taylorfor giving me the time and space I needed to write this book, for walking the dogs, doing homework without being asked, cleaning around the house, and for putting up with me while I was writing.
Christine Herfurth, for teaching me how to read and write. And for being a great mom.
To Bert Smith, the technical editor, and Margo Catts, the copy editor, for endlessly reviewing the technical aspects of this book and keeping me honest.
The folks at Microsoft, for providing me with some expert advice and some truly cool tips and tricks.
And most of all to Kim Lindros, for tirelessly managing this book from start to finish, for answering my emails at all hours of day or night, and for always being cheerful in her communications.
I would like to thank all the staff at iLearning and in particular Kim Lindros for making this project possible. My sincere thanks goes out to Bert Smith for his helpful technical suggestions, as well as Steve Rowe, development editor, and Margo Catts, copy editor, for their improvements to the manuscript.