One definition of a startup is "a company in search of a repeatable business model." If we have a clear idea of what the customer needs, what they are willing to buy, and have built the product that satisfies them, then we are no longer a startup, we are an …
There is a joke, "The Four Stages of Santa Claus":
- You believe in Santa Claus
- You do not believe in Santa Claus
- You are Santa Claus
- You look like Santa Claus
There is an equivalent for software developers when it comes to requirements documents and specs.
In the beginning of …
Here are the slides for the presentation on Elixir and embedded programming I gave to the Elixir user's group.
After a fair amount of debugging, I got an app running in an AWS Auto Scaling Group (ASG), pulling its config on startup from S3 and code from Amazon CodeDeploy. On the way I found out some annoying parts of the cloud initialization process in AWS.
The idea is that …
Here are the slides for the presentation on thinking functionally in Elixir I gave to the local Elixir user's group.
Here are the slides for the presentation on Erlang and functional programming I gave to the local Elixir user's group.
- db migrations
- functional programming
- graphical design
- know your customer
- rate limiting
- static assets
- user experience
- user stories