Tips for Independent Developers

Shortly after the Design Aesthetic of the Indie Developer panel at SXSW, I was asked for a list of tips for aspiring independent developers. I struggled to come up with a list at the time, so I’m going to try to redeem myself by making this a topic for a series of blog posts.

Over the next few days I’m going to share some suggestions for those who want to skip the corporate route and give independent software development a shot. I’m going to write these tips from the perspective of a desktop developer, but they’ll be equally applicable to web development.

So, let’s get the ball rolling with Indie Tip #1: Build something you need.

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  1. Hi Nick, I’m really enjoying this series of posts. It’s great to get some insights into how successful folks like yourself consider product ideas, especially as I’m contemplating one of my own right now.

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