October 21, 2019

Finished MVP

Christian Barras @tirabc

It took 6 weeks, but I'm finally done building the minimum viable product for Planify. I worked mostly nights and weekends, and I coded the whole thing in Ruby on Rails since that's that I'm the most comfortable with. In hindsight, there were a few features I built that probably could've waited until later. But I'm excited to start talking to customers and see what they think about the product so far!

Today's Top Milestones
  • First paying subscriber!
    Oh man.. I am on cloud 9 right now. Got my first paying subscriber! Annual plan for $170/year! Crazy. Before it was only a side hobby. Now I have to t
  • Vim Training Course is Live !
    Around 9 months ago, this started as a personal repository of vim commands in a Notion document and today finally the course is live at https://vimtra
  • "#3 Product of the Day" on ProductHunt
    New achievement unlocked! JustMandala is now officially the "#3 Product of the Day" on ProductHunt. https://www.producthunt.com/posts/justmandala ![we
  • Launched Private beta
    Finally, after few months of hard work Qjub is in private beta 🎉🎉🎉. So happy this is out. What started as a learning project to try new stuff and g
  • Pivoted
    It turns out basing an entire course on one tester's opinion wasn't such a great idea. While I'm grateful that my cousin took the time to test my MVP,
  • Re-launched
    I'm ready for my first paying client after I: 1. I changed the course to take 21 hours instead, with no strict end date so thought leaders can choose
  • Wrote a blog post on the Grapiture architecture
    Just written my first blog post in quite some time on the the architecture behind my latest project Grapiture.com All feedback welcome, both on the pr
  • Launched Built-For-You Personal Branding
    I'm ready for paying clients after I: 1. Created the Built-For-You Personal Branding service, where I do everything for the thought leader who prefers
  • A Boring Launch
    Yesterday the impossible was finally achieved, Detailing Arsenal is live and in production. https://detailingarsenal.com It's far from perfect and has
  • Launch
    Launched the product on product hunt and also a few other websites. After around a month of work on this project, we decided it was good enough for pe