Cory Althoff is a self-taught programmer and writer. He worked as a software engineer at eBay, as well as several startups in Silicon Valley, despite majoring in Political Science at Clemson University.
His book "The Self-Taught Programmer" has been translated into eight languages and featured in publications like Forbes. Book Authority and Tech Digest both named it one of the best software books of all time.
He is also the founder of the Facebook group Self-Taught Programmers, a supportive community of 45,000 people teaching themselves to program.
Cory is currently working on finishing his second book, as well as running his training program Five-Week Coder, where he helps his students learn to program professionally.