Episode 60: Jumpstarting Your Side Project With Dicko Sow
Jumpstarting Your Side Project With Dicko Sow
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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.
01:58 - Wanting to do a Side Project; Deciding on Said Side Project
05:56 - Getting Started (Mentally)
07:50 - Planning and Prioritization of Minimum Viable Product Features
13:25 - Name Origin
16:08 - Getting Started (Technically)
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.