Poker to Programming with Haseeb Qureshi


“If I was trying to learn coding on my own, to the level that App Academy was able to teach me, it definitely would have taken me significantly longer.”

Haseeb Qureshi is an former high-stakes poker player who pivoted to web development. He is an instructor at App Academy in San Francisco.


  • How did you transition from poker to programming?
  • Were to drawn to programming because of the flow state?
  • What happens on day one of a coding bootcamp?
  • Why does App Academy teach Ruby on Rails?
  • How did you transition from student to instructor at App Academy?
  • Why do people get imposter syndrome?


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