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Episode 60: Jumpstarting Your Side Project With Dicko Sow

Episode 60: Jumpstarting Your Side Project With Dicko Sow

Update: 2019-04-24
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Jumpstarting Your Side Project With Dicko Sow



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Guest



Dicko Sow: Founder of Yodi Naturals.



Summary



Our guest this week is Dicko Sow. Dicko is a software developer at a technical consultancy, but recently she has been spending her time building out a side project called Yodi Naturals. We talk about how she chose the project, how important it was to plan the project, the technical decisions, and what Dicko learned putting together the launch page. If you’re trying to decide whether to try a side project, this episode has some good information about how to put that together.



Notes



01:58 - Wanting to do a Side Project; Deciding on Said Side Project





03:59 - Yodi Naturals



05:56 - Getting Started (Mentally)



07:50 - Planning and Prioritization of Minimum Viable Product Features



13:25 - Name Origin



16:08 - Getting Started (Technically)



18:45 - Using React



20:26 - Working with AWS



22:24 - Decoupling React and Rails and Releasing Features



23:51 - Design





26:31 - Learning as the Project Comes Together



27:29 - Managing Search and Tag Functionality





31:18 - Recipe Curation



31:52 - Launching the Launch Page; Shipping Things

Special Guest: Dicko Sow.

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Episode 60: Jumpstarting Your Side Project With Dicko Sow

Episode 60: Jumpstarting Your Side Project With Dicko Sow

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