Prompt Engineering 101

Everything you ever wanted to know about Prompt Engineering, AI development, LLM selection, and how to get started on a single page.

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The goal for this guide is to distill everything you need to know to get started with Prompt Engineering down to a single page. There is no technical knowledge required and all the essential questions will be answered. Once you're done reading, you'll be ready to tackle your first Prompt Engineering project.

A few notes:

  • All technical terms are deep-linked to respective definitions in our LLM Knowledge Base. If you don't know what a certain term means, just click on it and get a bite-sized explanation.
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Let's start with the basics.

What is a GPT and how does it work?

A Generative Pre-trained Transformer (GPT) is a specific type of Large Language Model (LLM) that uses Deep Learning to generate human-like text.

The best way to understand how a GPT works under the hood is undoubtedly to stop right here and invest 27 minutes of your time in watching is excellent video by 3Blue1Brown:

What is Prompt Engineering and why do I need it?

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Which LLM API provider should I choose for my project?

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How to select the right model?

Take a look at our related post "How to choose the right LLM for your use case".

What is the difference between one-shot prompts and agents?

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What is RAG and when is it useful?

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