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The Frontier is the brainchild of Big Nerd Ranch. Our instructors are professional developers and designers who practice what we teach. We build award-winning products for clients, lead immersive bootcamps, and write best-selling books that guide the mobile industry.

Now we’re coming to you in short, practical screencasts that help you navigate advanced skills and new developments for iOS, Android and more.


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