Sample Business Book
Sample Business Book

Retired

This book is no longer available for sale.

Sample Business Book

Last updated on 2012-11-12

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

  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Markdown
    • Why Should You Care?
    • How Markdown is Used in Leanpub
    • Markdown Extensions in Leanpub
  • Sample Books
    • Why Sample Books?
    • Consequences for Manuscripts
  • Images and Cover Pages
    • Watch Your File Sizes!
    • Technical Books
    • Business Books
    • Fiction Books

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