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Side projects : why it fails

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Curated list of my mistakes I did while working on sideprojects

Curated list of my mistakes I did while working on sideprojects

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  • 1. SIDE PROJECTS : WHY IT FAILES
  • 2. ABOUT Rubyist / JavaScripter Yeoman team member Works at @whatznear Blog at blog.revathskumar.com Twitter/Github - @revathskumar
  • 3. THIS SLIDES ARE NOT INSPIRATIONAL, RATHER FULL OF MISTAKES ;)
  • 4. I START, BUT FAIL TO LAUNCH.
  • 5. #1 : TREATED SIDEPROJECT AS EXPERIMENT Treat sideproject and experiments differently
  • 6. #2 : USING UNKNOWN FRAMEWORKS Use the known frameworks and libraries Known frameworks = less learning curve
  • 7. #3 : DIDN'T KEEP TRACK OF TIME Schedule the roadmap and stick with it.
  • 8. #4 : PLANNED A TON OF FEATURES Make it minimalistic Cut down features
  • 9. #5 : PERFECTIONISM Don't worry about design Ship it. we people will report the bugs.
  • 10. #6 : DIDN'T OPENSOURCE someone intrested may come forward and help you.
  • 11. #7 : MULTITASKING One app at a time Again, scheduling may help you.