Going Indie

A complete guide to becoming an independent software developer

From starting a company and staying motivated, to designing, building, and launching your first product and beyond.

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Going Indie is Out!

Today is the day! Going Indie is now available in bookstores near you! If you haven't already, please consider ordering a copy!

Going Indie is a complete guide to becoming an indie software developer!

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Going Indie is now available in all the great book stores. As of today, you can now pre-order Going Indie on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and on IndieBound via your favorite local book store!

If you're interested in Going Indie, please consider pre-ordering the book. Pre-Orders mean more for a book's ranking than normal sales so please, if you're considering the book, show your support early and help the book reach more people at launch.

Going Indie will come out on November 18th, which is both right around the corner, and a lifetime away in these times.

Going Indie is now available for Pre-Order on Apple Books

The eBook of Going Indie is now available for preorder on Apple Books!

If you prefer to get your eBooks from Apple, you can pre-order the book today. Going Indie will be coming to other retailers very soon.

The print version and eBook version should be available on Amazon together. Currently, there are still a few boxes to tick before the print version is ready, so keep your eyes peeled for more news in the coming days.

I'm thrilled to see Going Indie available in Apple Books. If you're interested in the book, please consider pre-ordering. Pre-orders help promote a book much more than you'd think. With your help, we can ensure that Going Indie makes it to the front page of Apple Books when it comes out on November 18th.

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Introducing Going Indie!

Hello everyone!

That's right, I'm writing a book and it's about how to become an independent developer! The book combines everything I've learned over the past 6 years about being a developer and business owner. If you're nervous or unsure about how to start a company, how to design a commercial product, how to run servers, or how to market your product, then this is the book for you.

Being an indie developer is hard work, but it's incredibly rewarding as well. This book guides you through the process of setting up your own software company and building a stable, quality product. The software industry is awash in stories and advice for people looking to make it big in Silicon Valley. Those books teach you how to apply for Venture Capital, how to do Growth Hacking (whatever that is), and how to sell out. This book isn't that. Instead I focus on the skills and experience needed to launch a product on today's Web, what technologies are useful and what are just distractions, and how to build your dreams on a budget or even part-time.

Going Indie is still being written, but I'd appreciate it if you'd share the book with your friends and family. There will be a book cover reveal soon! Check back for more information, and subscribe to the newsletter to get updates in your inbox as soon as they're announced.