About the Author
Nikhil Abraham has worked at Codecademy.com for the last two years. At Codecademy, he helps technology, finance, media, and advertising companies teach their employees how to code. With his help, thousands of marketing, sales, and recruiting professionals have written their first lines of code and built functional applications. In addition to teaching, he manages partnerships and business development for Codecademy, and has helped bring coding to schools in the United States, Brazil, Argentina, France, and the United Kingdom.
Prior to Codecademy, Nikhil worked in a variety of fields, including management consulting, investment banking, and law, and founded a Y-Combinator–backed technology education startup. He received a JD and MBA from the University of Chicago, and a BA in quantitative economics from Tufts University.
Nikhil lives in Manhattan, New York.
This book is dedicated to Molly Grovak.
This book was possible with help from a number of people.
Thanks to all the people at Wiley, including Steven Hayes, for keeping an open mind to as many ideas as can fit in one phone call, and Christopher Morris for edits and helpful advice. Also, thank you to all the technical editorial, layout, and graphics folks for turning text of variable quality into text of outstanding quality.
Thanks to those of you who helped shape the content in this book and online. For everyone at Codecademy, including Zach and Ryan, thank you for the feedback ...