Coding in the Real World
Coding in the Real World
Coding in the Real World

Last updated on 2015-10-01

About the Book


About the Author

Michael Parker
Michael Parker

Michael Parker a mobile developer at Khan Academy, where he works on providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Previously he was the lead developer on Burner at Ad Hoc Labs. There he developed the Android application, which got some nice press, and productionised the backend, where he increased test coverage from 0 to over 90%. Before that, he co-founded ReadyUp!, worked for almost five years at Google on enterprise search and Google Docs, and earned a BS and MS in computer science from UCLA.

He's also a founding volunteer of Project:Possibility, through which he's mentored hundreds of college students writing software to improve the lives of the physically disabled.

He pushes code to, blogs at, and thinks out loud at

The Leanpub 45-day 100% Happiness Guarantee

Within 45 days of purchase you can get a 100% refund on any Leanpub purchase, in two clicks.

See full terms...

Write and Publish on Leanpub

Authors, publishers and universities use Leanpub to publish amazing in-progress and completed books and courses, just like this one. You can use Leanpub to write, publish and sell your book or course as well! Leanpub is a powerful platform for serious authors, combining a simple, elegant writing and publishing workflow with a store focused on selling in-progress ebooks. Leanpub is a magical typewriter for authors: just write in plain text, and to publish your ebook, just click a button. It really is that easy.

Learn more about writing on Leanpub