by Paul Barry and David Griffiths
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Dawn (without whom the book would never have been finished)
Kathy Sierra, Bert Bates Brett D. McLaughlin Brian Sawyer Steve Fehler Scott DeLugan Colleen Toporek Angela Howard
David: Dawn; Paul: Deirdre, Joseph, Aaron, and Aideen
Deirdre (super mom)
Aideen (future singer/songwriter)
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Aaron and Joseph (real-life surfer dudes)
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We dedicate this book to the first person who looked at a computer and then asked the question, "I wonder how I make it do this... ?"
And to those that made programming complex enough that people need a book like ours to learn it.
David: To Dawn. The smartest person I know.
Paul: This one's dedicated to my father, Jim Barry, who, 25 years ago—when I needed a push—pushed me toward computing. That was a good push.
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