A fantastic blog post by Philip Kaplan illustrates the importance of getting on with the job and not spending your time worrying about which toolkit to use, or reading for hours about the latest cool tool. Do your marketing, complete your project, make some money and then maybe – but only if you really, really, [...]
What price should I charge people for using my app? It’s a pretty basic question, and one fundamental to your business: charge too little, and people won’t use your service. Charge too much, and you’ll have the same problem. But – and there’s always a but – if you’re taking pricing advice from people who [...]
If you’re anything like me, you have the design skills of a dead fish. This blog post on the Pulse engineering blog gives a few starting guidelines. Thoroughly recommended reading.
Have you ever felt a distinct lack of respect in the office? Or that you’re not being paid fairly? That’s the gist of a post currently being debated on Hacker News. I disagree with the post on several counts; after all, programming is an awesome job to have!
One principle behind developing web apps is that you should aim to fail fast, meaning that if your idea isn’t working out, it’s better that you find out it’s not viable before you invest a lot of time and effort in it. The problem is: it’s not always easy to give up on your dreams. [...]