From idea to market in 48 hours         Steven Van Bael           @vbsteven
Outline  Android and Me  From idea to market in 48hours, an example  3 reasons why you should rush your app to the market ...
Android and Me Steven Van Bael    Graduated as a Software developer    2009: First Android phone, First apps    2010/2011:...
Cherry by Mondial Telecom  Bridging Wi-Fi and GSM calls  Monitors call quality  Public test coming up  mention @cherryandr...
From idea to market in 48 hours         an example
Idea  User wants to save bookmarks from his phone to his  desktop browser for later reading
Implementation 12.11.2010 : Initial feature request and brainstorm 13.11.2010 : Hacking PoC on android, browser, server 14...
ResultBookmark to Desktop After 48 hours Within one week after launch After 2 months
3 reasons why you should rush    your app to the market
1. You force yourself to focus onimportant matters  Focus on getting your Proof of Concept out there  KISS - Keep It Simpl...
2. Releasing early allows you to collectfeedback faster  Users are eager to give feedback - allow them to do so!  Listen t...
3. Releasing early helps spreading theword about your app  Start buzz as early as possible  Users are proud to test new ap...
What to remember from this talk  Focus on functionality first  KISS - Keep It Simple Stupid  Release early - Release often...
Q&ATwitter: @vbstevenBlog: vbsteven.beGithub: github.com/vbstevenBookmark to Desktop: bookmarktodesktop.appspot.comFull so...
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From idea to market in 48 hours - Steven Van Bael - droidcon.be 2011

  1. 1. From idea to market in 48 hours Steven Van Bael @vbsteven
  2. 2. Outline Android and Me From idea to market in 48hours, an example 3 reasons why you should rush your app to the market What to remember from this talk
  3. 3. Android and Me Steven Van Bael Graduated as a Software developer 2009: First Android phone, First apps 2010/2011: Employed by Mondial Telecom
  4. 4. Cherry by Mondial Telecom Bridging Wi-Fi and GSM calls Monitors call quality Public test coming up mention @cherryandroid to be kept up to date
  5. 5. From idea to market in 48 hours an example
  6. 6. Idea User wants to save bookmarks from his phone to his desktop browser for later reading
  7. 7. Implementation 12.11.2010 : Initial feature request and brainstorm 13.11.2010 : Hacking PoC on android, browser, server 14.11.2010 : Finish functionality and market launch
  8. 8. ResultBookmark to Desktop After 48 hours Within one week after launch After 2 months
  9. 9. 3 reasons why you should rush your app to the market
  10. 10. 1. You force yourself to focus onimportant matters Focus on getting your Proof of Concept out there KISS - Keep It Simple and Stupid Dont lose time on stuff that is not important now Add new features incrementally
  11. 11. 2. Releasing early allows you to collectfeedback faster Users are eager to give feedback - allow them to do so! Listen to your users and adapt Users might use their device in a different way
  12. 12. 3. Releasing early helps spreading theword about your app Start buzz as early as possible Users are proud to test new applications Incremental updates keep users interested
  13. 13. What to remember from this talk Focus on functionality first KISS - Keep It Simple Stupid Release early - Release often incrementally add features Be available for user feedback React based on user feedback Be awesome!
  14. 14. Q&ATwitter: @vbstevenBlog: vbsteven.beGithub: github.com/vbstevenBookmark to Desktop: bookmarktodesktop.appspot.comFull source for Bookmark to Desktop (app, extension, server) isavailable on my github profile
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