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Ways of the Herokai

Ways of the Herokai

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Neil Middleton

July 02, 2013
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  1. The ways of the Herokai @neilmiddleton

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  5. $ git push heroku master

  6. 5 million

  7. Ideals we live by Ideals we don’t Support systems that

    work
  8. The Heroku Way is not…

  9. Defaulting to the easiest…

  10. Following the herd…

  11. Doing it because that’s what we did last time…

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  21. The Heroku Way is…

  22. Reflecting over every moment…

  23. Constantly asking “why?”…

  24. “Why did we do it this way?”…

  25. Looking for the problems, not the solutions…

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  27. Heroku is developers building tools for developers

  28. Simple. Sharp.

  29. Sharing

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  35. Why?

  36. Build the best product deliberately…

  37. Teach the new Herokai how…

  38. Share the work, Share the workflow…

  39. Understand the best way to do something, then use that

    knowledge to increase other people’s efficiency.
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  41. Priorities

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  44. Ship it when it’s ready

  45. Ship it when it’s right

  46. Problem Research Prototype Alpha Beta Release

  47. No deadlines*

  48. Problem Research Prototype Alpha Beta Release

  49. Marketing Dependencies

  50. Communication

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  52. 248 860 234 public repos private repos members

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  54. No Roadmap No Forecast

  55. Makers Day

  56. No meetings

  57. No distractions

  58. Work on the other stuff

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  64. Remokai

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  68. All Hands

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  72. Remote week

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  75. “You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay

    here”
  76. Vibe

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  79. Dedicated to preserving our culture…

  80. Dedicated to preserving our sanity…

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