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HOWTO BOOTSTRAPYOURIDEAwhen you are a developerToulouse JUG - 16/05/2013
WHO ARE WENicolas Deverge@ndevergeWorking @ ekito as SoftwareDeveloper & Agile FacilitatorMicro-entrepreneur at nightSylva...
THE PROBLEMAs a developer, I have a kickass idea and I dont know how tostart** apart from coding the whole project with th...
VALIDATETHE IDEA"If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said fasterhorses."Henry Ford
LEANSTARTUPTOTHE RESCUE"We must learn what customers really want, not what they say theywant or what we think they should ...
LETSTESTTHE IDEABuild a first MinimumViable Product to collect feedback
THE LANDING PAGE
THE ARCHITECTURE
AREYOU KIDDING ?
AREYOU KIDDING ?TeamMoodA Playframework 2 appcontaining static HTML pagesand storing emails in a GoogleForm.ActoboardNot e...
AREYOU KIDDING ?TeamMoodA Playframework 2 appcontaining static HTML pagesand storing emails in a GoogleForm.ActoboardNot e...
SERIOUSLY, GOOGLE FORM ?Yeah, you did read right !No database (NoNoSQL)
SERIOUSLY, GOOGLE FORM ?Yeah, you did read right !No database (NoNoSQL)New trendy concept !!
HOSTING★ Free cloud based hosting★ Heroku★ Cloudbees★ OpenShift★ And many more★ For static websites★ Amazon S3★ Github★ Ch...
HEROKU EXAMPLEFirst deploy in 15mn top !1. Create an account on heroku.com : 5mn2. Download and install the HerokuToolbelt...
THE LANDING PAGE - COSTSA theme on http://wrapbootstrap.com 6$A domain name 10$Hosting on Heroku freeSome passionate time ...
THE LANDING PAGE - COSTSYoure up and ready for 16$Equivalent to
THE LANDING PAGE - COSTSYoure up and ready for 16$Equivalent toTough choice...
TOOLSYOU MAY NEED FOR UITwitter BootstrapFoundationThemesBootswatch (free)Wrapbootstrap (not free)ThemeForest (not free)
TOOLSYOU MAY NEED FOR UIColor schemekuler - 1pxdeep
Some iconsFont-AwesomeIcoMoonNice fontsGoogle WebFontsTOOLSYOU MAY NEED FOR UI
ANNOUNCEIn 24 hours★ About 400 unique visitors★ About 70 registrations
MEASUREGoogle AnalyticsKissMetricsMixPanel
THE BESTTOOL EVERDont forget to put a notebook on your nightstand !Warning: may prevent sleeping...
THE BESTTOOL EVERDont forget to put a notebook on your nightstand !Warning: may prevent sleeping...Or in the shower
THE BESTCOMMUNICATIONTOOLEmail !Users generally do not consider your messages as spamTools to build awesome emails, manage...
FAST ROUND-TRIPTECHNOLOGIESPlayframework• Simple full stack frameworkAngular JS + JAX-RS• REST server• One-page HTML+JS fr...
BOOKS
YESYOU CAN!Got idea and a bit of free time? Start now!You will:• learn new things• enjoy doing your stuff• meet new people...
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How to bootstrap your idea when you are a developer

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Presentation by @ndeverge and @bluxte about the launch of their products (http://teammood.com and http://actoboard.com).
Presented at the Toulouse JUG.

How to bootstrap your idea when you are a developer

  1. HOWTO BOOTSTRAPYOURIDEAwhen you are a developerToulouse JUG - 16/05/2013
  2. WHO ARE WENicolas Deverge@ndevergeWorking @ ekito as SoftwareDeveloper & Agile FacilitatorMicro-entrepreneur at nightSylvain Wallez@bluxteFreelance Software Developer& ArchitectCompulsive startuper
  3. THE PROBLEMAs a developer, I have a kickass idea and I dont know how tostart** apart from coding the whole project with the coolest frameworks
  4. VALIDATETHE IDEA"If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said fasterhorses."Henry Ford
  5. LEANSTARTUPTOTHE RESCUE"We must learn what customers really want, not what they say theywant or what we think they should want"@ericries
  6. LETSTESTTHE IDEABuild a first MinimumViable Product to collect feedback
  7. THE LANDING PAGE
  8. THE ARCHITECTURE
  9. AREYOU KIDDING ?
  10. AREYOU KIDDING ?TeamMoodA Playframework 2 appcontaining static HTML pagesand storing emails in a GoogleForm.ActoboardNot even Play! Just static HTML+ Google Form
  11. AREYOU KIDDING ?TeamMoodA Playframework 2 appcontaining static HTML pagesand storing emails in a GoogleForm.ActoboardNot even Play! Just static HTML+ Google FormCould have been Rails / Django or whatever geeky technology** Nope, JPA + EJB + JSF are not the best technologies for building a landing page
  12. SERIOUSLY, GOOGLE FORM ?Yeah, you did read right !No database (NoNoSQL)
  13. SERIOUSLY, GOOGLE FORM ?Yeah, you did read right !No database (NoNoSQL)New trendy concept !!
  14. HOSTING★ Free cloud based hosting★ Heroku★ Cloudbees★ OpenShift★ And many more★ For static websites★ Amazon S3★ Github★ Cheap hosting★ OVH (kimsufi)
  15. HEROKU EXAMPLEFirst deploy in 15mn top !1. Create an account on heroku.com : 5mn2. Download and install the HerokuToolbelt tool : 5mn3. Then :Done !$> cd /path_to_your_project$> heroku create$> git push heroku master
  16. THE LANDING PAGE - COSTSA theme on http://wrapbootstrap.com 6$A domain name 10$Hosting on Heroku freeSome passionate time to build it priceless !!
  17. THE LANDING PAGE - COSTSYoure up and ready for 16$Equivalent to
  18. THE LANDING PAGE - COSTSYoure up and ready for 16$Equivalent toTough choice...
  19. TOOLSYOU MAY NEED FOR UITwitter BootstrapFoundationThemesBootswatch (free)Wrapbootstrap (not free)ThemeForest (not free)
  20. TOOLSYOU MAY NEED FOR UIColor schemekuler - 1pxdeep
  21. Some iconsFont-AwesomeIcoMoonNice fontsGoogle WebFontsTOOLSYOU MAY NEED FOR UI
  22. ANNOUNCEIn 24 hours★ About 400 unique visitors★ About 70 registrations
  23. MEASUREGoogle AnalyticsKissMetricsMixPanel
  24. THE BESTTOOL EVERDont forget to put a notebook on your nightstand !Warning: may prevent sleeping...
  25. THE BESTTOOL EVERDont forget to put a notebook on your nightstand !Warning: may prevent sleeping...Or in the shower
  26. THE BESTCOMMUNICATIONTOOLEmail !Users generally do not consider your messages as spamTools to build awesome emails, manage lists (un/subscribe),analytics about a campaign
  27. FAST ROUND-TRIPTECHNOLOGIESPlayframework• Simple full stack frameworkAngular JS + JAX-RS• REST server• One-page HTML+JS front-end
  28. BOOKS
  29. YESYOU CAN!Got idea and a bit of free time? Start now!You will:• learn new things• enjoy doing your stuff• meet new peopleThe riskiest thing: success!

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