The Imposter's Handbook

Essential skills and concepts for the self-taught programmer.

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Video tutorials are our specialty. Tightly edited, laser-focused content with the absolute best production value that you can find. Have a look for yourself!

Interactive Books
Development books are boring, and we want to change that. We research our subjects carefully and craft a story that's compelling, personal, and above all instructional.

Every one of our tutorials comes packed with code samples and walkthroughs - all of which are available in our Github repository. We expect you to play along!