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Startup Weekend Advice: Build Quickly

Startup Weekend Advice: Build Quickly

Advice sometimes runs contrary to received wisdom when you only have 54 hours to build something.

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Andy Croll

March 10, 2012
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  1. ADVICE I WOULDN’T NORMALLY GIVE BUT YOU ONLY HAVE 54

    HOURS
  2. RUBY / RAILS @ANDYCROLL andycroll.com • impulseflyer.com DESIGN

  3. FINISHUP SCREW ‘STARTUP’ WEEKEND MAKE THIS ONE

  4. PLAN HALVE IT — then —

  5. PROTOTYPING FAKE IT ‘TIL — SO — YOU MAKE IT

  6. AREN’T GONNA EXTREME YAGNI NEED IT — YOU —

  7. QUICKLY PEN & PAPER DRAW

  8. twitter.github.com/bootstrap BOOTSTRAP FROM TWITTER CHANGE COLOURS! — but —

  9. KNOW NOT THE TIME FOR NEW HOTNESS USE WHAT YOU

  10. DEPLOY EARLY GET IT RUNNING

  11. GET USED TO BUSINESS MODELS FOR ANOTHER DAY SHIPPING

  12. ASK FOR HELP DON’T BE ‘THAT GUY’ CODING ON YOUR

    OWN A PROBLEM SHARED IS A PROBLEM SOLVED
  13. MAKE SOMETHING YOU ARE BUILDING FOR REAL PEOPLE USEFUL

  14. ENJOY YOURSELVES GET (SOME) SLEEP CAFFEINATE GOOD LUCK

  15. MAY 18TH—19TH RDRC 2012 </advertisement> <advertisement> reddotrubyconf.com

  16. YOU THANK FOLLOW @ANDYCROLL