Automated testing is all the rage in web development these days and goes on across the whole industry. A well-written test dramatically reduces the risk of accidentally breaking an application when you add new features or fix bugs.
Going from idea to MVP is both exciting and bewildering at the same time. A quick search of the interwebs reveals plenty of info about tech stacks, funding, a whole industry of motivational charlatans for startups.
The ecommerce industry is booming, and many brick and mortar retailers are making the switch to an online platform. Some of these businesses have had websites for years, and simply need to integrate a shopping cart software into their website.
Innovation. Disruption. Startups. These words have been thrown around so much lately and with such different meanings that they’ve become useless. That’s unfortunate, since budding entrepreneurs need to cut through the hype in order to build...
The fracas over Gutenberg and WordPress is the latest installment in the death of PHP. Take a deep breath everybody. Let’s ignore the trolls and take a look at what Mark Twain, Fidel Castro and PHP have in common—and more to the point, why PHP is...
Many startups think of hosting as an afterthought—if they even think of it at all. This is a serious mistake.
Picking the right tech stack for your startup doesn’t have to be a gut wrenching decision that has you wading through a swamp of buzzwords.
For new, and even seasoned entrepreneurs, presenting an app idea to a developer is a process fraught with misunderstanding. You don’t have to be a programmer yourself to present clear ideas to a development agency.
Entrepreneurs looking to build their first startup desperately need good advice and strong mentors. Unfortunately some of the conventional wisdom floating around the internet is downright counterproductive.
TL;DR Alpha testing is when a closed group takes a stab at your software Beta testing is when a group from the general public uses an early version of your app
In my last post in this series, I dealt with whether it's possible to launch an MVP on a shoestring budget.
TL;DR: With the right engineering partner it's possible to crank out an MVP for under 15k as a non-technical founder, but get ready to be involved with the process and immerse yourself in the business side of things.