We’d like to thank Abbey Deitel and Barbara Deitel for long hours devoted to this project. We’re fortunate to have worked on this project with the dedicated team of publishing professionals at Pearson. We appreciate the guidance, wisdom and energy of Tracy Johnson, Executive Editor, Computer Science. Tracy and her team handle all of our academic textbooks. Carole Snyder recruited the book’s academic reviewers and managed the review process. Bob Engelhardt managed the book’s publication. We selected the cover art and Laura Gardner designed the cover.