May 10, 2021

What I Will Learn First [51/365]

I have a lot to learn so that I can create my business. Think about sales, SEO, marketing, pricing, packaging, more coding… So much can make your head spin. I decided to stop trying to learn one topic after the other, and just keep on trying my best on my business. Two reasons: Continuous learning is important, but if that’s all you do, you’re not moving forward (guilty) The best way to learn is to apply. Read more

May 7, 2021

Continuous Learning [48/365]

Learning a bit more everyday is quite difficult. The process is painful, and you usually have to push yourself to actually learn it properly. This means doing what you are learning. And doing it bad at first. For me, and to get introduced to some topics, I will probably write about those topics to try to explain them to myself. It will mean research, but I will surely learn a lot in the process and will have to at least do some parts of it. Read more

April 3, 2021

Alternating learning [14/365]

To create a successful company, you will need to learn a lot of unrelated topics. Building, validating, marketing, selling… Learning does not only come from books. And it does not simply come from doing. Books will give you some new ideas to try out. They will show you some tactics that worked for other people, and what did not. But if you don’t apply those teachings to something you are actually making, then you will not understand them deeply and they will be useless to you without action. Read more

June 17, 2020

A new beginning

It all started for me with this tweet, where I announce that I am starting this new project: Needed a small project to really start creating. Making this title card product is a great introduction, as the core functionality should not be too complicated (at first at least), and it will let me learn how to implement authentication and payment. — Marin Gilles (@mrngilles) June 12, 2020 I’ve given up on my last project because I could not see how to implement the authentication part. Read more

January 27, 2020

Treesque -- A new name for a first project

Since my last post, I kept working on this new project, and made quite a good progress. So let’s welcome Treesque ! Go take a look, and give it a try. And if you like it, let me know on Twitter or by email. It is very basic at this point, missing a lot of functionalities, but it is a start, and I am happy to just have something out. Read more

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