Brand New Test Book
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Last updated on 2012-03-15

About the Book

About the Author

Peter Armstrong
Peter Armstrong

Peter Armstrong is the co-founder and CEO of Leanpub. He has almost two decades of experience in software, half of it as a developer at Silicon Valley startups. He founded Ruboss in 2008, and created Leanpub with Scott Patten in 2010.

Peter is also the author of 7 books: Yoshidaguchi, Your First Trip to Japan, The Markua Specification, Programming for KidsLean Publishing, Flexible Rails and Hello! Flex 4. He has a BSc in Computer Science and Psychology from the University of Victoria.

Peter coined the term "lean publishing" to describe the act of self-publishing an in-progress ebook. Leanpub was created based on the principles of lean publishing. He lives in Victoria, BC with his wife and son.

Table of Contents

  1. Acknowledgments
  2. Preface
  3. Introduction
  4. Markdown
    1. I Love Testing!
    2. Why Should You Care?
    3. How Markdown is Used in Leanpub
    4. Markdown Extensions in Leanpub
  5. Sample Books
    1. Why Sample Books?
    2. Consequences for Manuscripts
  6. Images and Cover Pages
    1. Watch Your File Sizes!
    2. Technical Books
    3. Business Books
    4. Fiction Books
  7. Code Samples

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