[SaaS payment] How do you handle the account's status?
This is the fourth episode in the reality show about the development SaaS app from scratch. The previous episodes:
Open SaaS development from scratch: why and what
Open SaaS development from scratch: Day 1 - requirements and UI wireframes
Open SaaS development from scratch: Day 2 - admin pages
Open SaaS development from scratch: Day 3 - user pages
Yesterday I worked for more than 3 hours. What I’ve done:
After I finished the wireframes I moved to creating the database model. I created a sketch of this schema on just a paper (this sketch doesn't have all the relationships):
Then I opened my account on ElephantSQL and created a free database there. I copy the connection string for the database.
I created the SaaS application.
Then I started coding. I had to update database models, added several (10) new models. For example, the comment model looks like this:
I activated the Python environment (just clicked Debug in VS Code) and run the
It took less than a minute to generate all the tables in the database.
To make sure everything went well, I run the pgAdmin and connected to the newly-made database. I found all my tables:
I also looked into the Comment table:
So, I created one more page for the board settings (tabs for categories, types, statuses, and tags are all the same):
Then I wanted to have a little rest :) So, I opened Facebook and found there one more competitor but it frustrated me. Not because it was one more competitor but because people are just copycats wanting to clone Canny. The funny thing there is ALREADY a clone of Canny called Upvoty.com and I really don't understand why we need one more. They (talo.live) copy everything including integration and the pricing model.
Note, this project is not a Canny's clone. I probably borrowed some ideas too but it wasn't my intention. Quite the contrary, I don't like Canny and want to create a service that would work and look differently.
Time spent: 3,5 hour
Total time spent so far: 6 hours 10 minutes