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The Emerging Architecture Of Internet Applications

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Differentiation and defensibility and network effects will be much harder to obtain with this architecture. Most things will work like email.

Good Developer, Bad Developer

Guy Nirpaz

Here’s my spin on it: Good Developer, Bad Developer. Good Developer, Bad Developer. Good developer is an artist, a craftsman who enjoys the process of creation. Bad developer considers himself as a programmer, responsible for generating lines of code. Good developer understands the problems of the customers.

Choosing The Right Mobile Application Architecture


If you’re developing multiple apps, the overall cost can easily balloon beyond initial estimates. By Nuno Pereira, Director APAC, OutSystems.

Product Planning Series: Information Architecture, Flowcharts and Wireframes

Startup Musings

the quality or choice of the banner image), instead of focusing on what is the most important at this stage of development (e.g.

Founder Challenges with Startup Development Teams and CTOs


I''m spending more of my time recently working with non-technical startup founders who are having challenges with their software/web/mobile development teams. Common Signals I''ve written previously about Symptoms of a Weak Development Team. Rogue developers with their own agenda. One of your better developers leaves.

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Customer Development is Not a Focus Group

Steve Blank

Customer Development is all about gathering a list of what features customers want by talking to them, surveying them, or running “focus groups.” It’s not. One of the times I screwed this up it left a legacy of 25 years of questionable design in microprocessor architecture. And it’s certainly not Customer Development. Thanks.

Intel Disrupted: Why large companies find it difficult to innovate, and what they can do about it

Steve Blank

Today that’s built on the premise that an x86 architecture is the one best suited for big data. Corporate Innovation Customer Development

Avoiding Monolithic Regret

Launch Any

Many think that a microservice-based architecture is the right answer for their organization, whether they are a startup or a large-scale enterprise.

Slack, Chatbots, and Voice: At the Intersection of Humans and APIs

Launch Any

Separate channels are used by product teams, marketing and sales, and development to collaborate without interrupting others. vertical).

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Driving developer adoption

Hazard Lights

One of the investment themes we are pursuing here at Flybridge within our Dynamic Computing (which my partner David Aronoff covered in detail here ) is the rise of developer driven business models. Don't market :  Developers are smart and cynical.  Your product needs to show value fast.  Work twitter. Slick marketing wont work. 

Developer Focus: Dominic St Pierre, Focus Centric


“I’m a developer first and foremost, so continuing to improve and add features is what I like of having my own web application.”

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The Mission Model Canvas – An Adapted Business Model Canvas for Mission-Driven Organizations

Steve Blank

What architecture components can they innovate on and what can’t they?). Here are our collective thoughts. —-. Funding? Mandates?

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: Why are you Still Making.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Development and Business Lessons By Michael Woloszynowicz By Michael Woloszynowicz Sunday, January 23, 2011 Why are you Still Making Crap?

The Application Development Landscape – 2012 and beyond

For Entrepreneurs

Today’s application developers are faced with a broad set of architectural decisions that can make or break their company going forward. This presentation, which was given as a keynote for the MassTLC application development conference, highlights the major changes that are taking place in the world of application development.

It’s An Agile World

Feld Thoughts

One of the emails reinforced the challenge of “traditional software development” vs. the new generation of “Agile software development.” Best Practices agile Failure obamacare rally development software My post on How to Fix Obamacare  generated plenty of feedback – some public and some via email.

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Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: Why You Need to Learn.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

The problem with this attitude is that web developers are often not well suited for the demands of todays JS applications. Web 2.0 Web 2.0


How does Etsy manage development and operations?

Code as Craft

Right now, developers are divided up into a number of small teams, usually 3-7 engineers.  These Ops and dev work really closely together, and we have one development team that is very ops-like and straddles both domains. These teams are paired with a product manager and a designer, and there is some movement across teams as needed.  All

Vision versus Hallucination – Founders and Pivots

Steve Blank

It was great to watch him embrace the spirit and practice of customer development. Filed under: Customer Development. Pivot a Week.

Resolving the Frontend/Backend API Design Conflict

Launch Any

Frontend developers often require the response payload to meet a specific structure to match the screen design. mobile app, web).

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Lessons Learned: Sharding for startups

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Sunday, January 4, 2009 Sharding for startups The most important aspect of a scalable web architecture is data partitioning. So far, this is just a summary of what all of us who have attempted to build web-scale architectures considers obvious. Stateful servers require more careful attention. How odd.

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Lessons Learned: Customer Development Engineering

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Sunday, September 7, 2008 Customer Development Engineering Yesterday, I had the opportunity to guest lecture again in Steve Blank s entrepreneurship class at the Berkeley-Columbia executive MBA program. Its a nice complement on the product engineering side to his customer development methodology. for H.

Former Head of Microsoft Israel Dreams of Billion Dollar Israeli Startups

VC Cafe

Moshe joined Microsoft in 1991 as a product manager after a career as a software developer. By Ben Bakhshi.

Overcoming The Struggles Of Enterprise Mobility


It’s not easy being a developer. By Nuno Pereira, Director APAC, OutSystems. Additionally, by 2017, 2.5

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 24: Drew Silverstein and Craig Kanarick

Steve Blank

Filed under: Customer Development , SiriusXM Radio Show. Customer Development SiriusXM Radio Show“This is the West, sir.

Christine: Three Common Architectures for Blog Community

Christine (.net) net) technology and society Tweets follow me on Twitter Snaps www. Quick Followup: VCTips at Web 2.0 United States License.

Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application


Performs modestly complex calculations without requiring complex architecture. “It was running fine.” So, why does this happen?

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Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: The Dojo Toolkit.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

This will not only make your front-end code clean but youll simultaneously be developing a platform, not just an application. Web 2.0 Web 2.0

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 21: Grant Warner

Steve Blank

That helped us develop a product.  . Filed under: Customer Development , SiriusXM Radio Show. Customer Development SiriusXM Radio Show

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Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 20: Nayeem Hussain and Will Zell

Steve Blank

Filed under: Customer Development , SiriusXM Radio Show. Customer Development SiriusXM Radio ShowNayeem Hussain. Will Zell. Slam-dunk.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 21, Part 1: Kathy Ku and Orin Herskowitz

Steve Blank

She took a break from Stanford in 1990 and 1991, as VP of business development at Protein Design Labs , Inc. Kathy Ku. Orin Herskowitz.

Visual Guide to NoSQL Systems

Nathan Hurst

MongoDB sharding is about as far as you can get from a BigTable architecture. :) Mar 14, 2010 Sergio Bossa said. Mar 14, 2010 Nathan Hurst said.

Find a place to hack using NYC architecture

Nathan Hurst

These regulations set forth incentives for building developers to create publicly available space. Chances are, there's a place you can hack.

Christine: Web 2.0 Inspires Architecture 2.0, and World a Better Place

James Baty of AFH is here at Web 2.0Expo to evangelize Architecture 2.0, Christine (.net) Quick Followup: VCTips at Web 2.0 Please try again.

GlueCon 2013 Notes: Single Page Architectures: The API and Appification for the Web Steven Willmott, 3Scale

Launch Any

Single Page Architectures: The API and Appification for the Web Steven Willmott, 3Scale (@njyx and @3scale). Zendesk is now single page – use ember, provide an example App for developers to get started using their API. SPAs help drive architectures to APIs for consumption by a variety of sources (intended and unintended).

Where is the best place to find a rockstar developer to bring it to life?

" Web Development Startups Solo Founders I am a creative guy with a startup idea. Developer, engineer, CTO, or technical co-founder?

Framework Benchmarks Round 9


If you are a web developer using C++, you win this particular bragging-rights game. View Round 9 results now. Round 9 notes and observations.

50 Places You Can Learn to Code (for Free) Online


Princeton : Through Princeton University’s Coursera site, you can find courses on algorithms, computer architecture, and networks.

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How To Successfully Deploy Your Web or Mobile API to Heroku

Launch Any

Provides a platform for deploying solutions built using a microservice architecture. Many of them have been deployed to Heroku. What is Heroku?

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Symptoms of a Weak Development Team


This question came up last week. I am hearing from my project management team a bit of distrust in the technical capacity of our web development team. think we suffer because of the distance and culture but the project management team takes every late delivery or small bug as evidence that the development team may not be capable.

The decline of the mobile web

Chris Dixon

Resources are going to app development over web development. Mobile is the future. What wins mobile, wins the Internet.

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