We have been maintaining two versions of the same product for 11 months. We’ve managed to convert 66% of our customers to the new product. I’d like to share with you our experience of migrating the customers to the new product.
Imagine coming to work on a Monday morning, full of energy after a relaxing weekend, and it turns out you have an empty todo list. “Hell yeah,” you might think. “Finally, I have some time to rewrite that XYZ module. After all, it’s just a piece of crap.” Wait. Think for a second before digging into that 8-hour task. Will your customers see any difference? No? Then you’re probably planning to waste the whole day on trying to convince yourself you’ll do a good job today. But the reality is it won’t be a good job at all.
Banners can feel a little bit old-school, especially when considering all the fancy tools e-marketers have at their disposal nowadays. However, they are still vital for your site’s growth. Watch the video and see how we go about creating a banner. This is around 50 minutes of work packed into a 2-minute video. Enjoy!
Many software developers fail to understand the principles of designing notifications the right way. It sounds like a simple feature, but when you look at it from the end–user’s perspective, there are some important things that need good execution.
Recently, we moved our whole deployment script from raw bash scripts to Grunt.js. We needed a bulletproof solution that lets us focus on product development, not its maintenance. Within a few days of work, the results were really fascinating.