Startup

To Code Or To Market

To Code Or To Market

It doesn’t matter how good your product is, if you can’t market it, it will fail.  My cofounder and I just spent the last few months working hard to release our first Windows 8 app and we have finally submitted it for approval last Sunday – very exciting.  The problem is that we have been(…)

Code Retreat

A few weeks ago, I took what I called a code retreat.  Basically, with my awesome wife’s blessing, I decided that I will spend the weekend locked up in the basement and code all weekend.  It was fantastic.  It was glorious.  It was so much fun.  I literally went down Friday evening with my computer,(…)

Simplify Azure Deployment

It blows my mind how freaking difficult and slow Azure deployments are…  I have used AppHarbor and Google AppEngine in other projects and I can deploy a new version in about 20 seconds flat.  Azure is painful.  For starters, my deployment package is 50 megs.  50 FREAKING MEGS!!!  Are you kidding me???  It’s an MVC(…)

Product Ideas – Help Me Decide

I founded www.yonkly.com about 8 months ago and it is at a point now that doesn’t require my full time attention. So, I need to start/create a new product or service and need your opinion on what to do next. I created a very short questionnaire (only 1 required question and no email address is(…)