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To Melissa, Genna, George and Jackson
Paul Hatcher would like to thank John Gosney for making this all possible, Stacy Hiquet for keeping us on track, Michelle Jones ensuring that our technical material was correct, and Estelle Manticas for bringing it all together.
John Gosney would like to thank his co-author, Paul Hatcher, for his professionalism and desire to get the job done right. It's been great to work with you, Paul! Let's do it again very soon! John would also like to give special thanks to Estelle Manticas for doing such a great job in keeping the project on track, and for not losing her sense of humor, or her understanding that "the real world" sometimes gets in the way (at least for a few days) of meeting deadlines. Thanks as well to Stacy Hiquet for continuing to present terrific writing opportunities.
About the Authors
Paul Hatcher is currently attending Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis where he is working towards a Computer Science degree. He started working in the IT field at an early age and has a great deal of experience with application development for the Web and other platforms.
John W. Gosney is currently Director of Technology Services for the Indiana University School of Dentistry. He has worked in both the publishing and pharmaceutical industries as an application developer, technical writer and training consultant. John writes extensively on all facets of the IT arena, from market analysis and forecasts to guidebooks for application developers. Additionally, he is an associate faculty member for the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, Indianapolis.
John received his B.A. in technical writing and psychobiology in 1992 from Purdue University. In 1996 he was awarded an M.A. in English from Butler University. John enjoys spending time with his family, cheering for his favorite teams (Pacers, Colts and Boilermakers) and furthering his reputation as an expert in all things popular culture.