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How To Create A Minimum Viable Product

How To Create A Minimum Viable Product
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Emre Sokullu, founder and chief architect of GROU.PS There’s been a lot of talk on the concept of minimum viable product lately, but not much has been written on how to actually implement one. Having gone through the process of developing one of the earliest social software mashups (GROU.PS) in PHP six years ago, and LoveBucks, a node.js Javascript app that is the Facebook “Like” Button for online content monetization (both alone), I want to describe to you a little bit what has really changed in web application development in recent years and the beauty of minimum viable product. 1. Build it on Facebook Platform Don’t build your membership stack from scratch, let Facebook Connect handle it. 2. If your product starts life as a web app, chances are you may not be able to create a mobile experience from day one. 3. 4. Bootstrap.js depends on jQuery. 5. 6. 7. 8. Don’t use pages, tour sites, or heavy javascript demos to explain your product. 9. 10.

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