August 22, 2019

Finished prepping Flookup for paying customers

Andrew Apell @getflookup

After months of deliberation and dragging my feet, I finally decided to convert my app from a completely free add-on to a service that's available on a subscription basis. It has taken me several days and long hours of work to get a working version up and running, but the coding is finally done.
This particular endeavour involved a lot of research, questions in forums and multiple emails to one particular developer in particular (thank God for helpful people who don't mind sharing their knowledge) and a few forced code updates I didn't see coming.
I've also become better at breaking down documentation material in the process... a critical skill for any developer, especially a self-taught one.

Next steps:

  1. Rigorously test the subscription flow to ensure that all possible scenarios are anticipated
  2. Polish up the add-on to ensure that looks the part (graphics, interfaces, etc)
  3. Tell my current and future users the good news ๐Ÿ™‚
  4. Launch Flookup 2.0 by the beginning of December 2019
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