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    From idea to market in 48 hours - Steven Van Bael - droidcon.be 2011 From idea to market in 48 hours - Steven Van Bael - droidcon.be 2011 Presentation Transcript

    • 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 What to remember from this talk
    • Android and Me Steven Van Bael Graduated as a Software developer 2009: First Android phone, First apps 2010/2011: Employed by Mondial Telecom
    • 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
    • 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 14.11.2010 : Finish functionality and market launch
    • 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 Simple and Stupid Dont lose time on stuff that is not important now Add new features incrementally
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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!
    • 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