About the Book
This is the text version of the Leanpub Manual! You can see the online version at https://leanpub.com/help/manual.
The manual is free to download and you will always be able to get the latest version.
Our manual is based in part on the questions asked and answered by our Google Group.
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NOTE 2 Jan 2013: We are currently updating our manual. Parts of this version may be a bit out of date, as we are always trying to improve Leanpub! Our Google Group really is friendly and you can also check out our FAQs at https://leanpub.com/help.
About the Authors
Len is a former investment banker with a DPhil in English Literature from Balliol College, Oxford. He joined Ruboss in 2012 and led customer development on Leanpub for three years before becoming a co-founder.
If you're interested in his novel, you can find it here.
Scott is a programmer and web developer. He has an MSc in Physics from the University of British Columbia and spent a decade gainfully employed as a physicist shooting lasers at polymers and ink drops at paper.
In 2006, Scott switched to programming full time. He joined Ruboss as a co-founder in 2009, and created Leanpub with Peter in 2010. Scott is the author of The S3 Cookbook and the lead author of Leanpub's book generation engine.
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 Kids, Lean 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.