Project Advice

Let's discuss some common tips that you must follow while working on side projects.

Start small and break it up

The biggest mistake people make when they’re doing a side project is they start too large. They try to build a massive project that solves one-hundred different problems, rather than something that does one thing better. When you let the project scope blow up, you become unable to finish it. Repeat this mistake too many times, and you start thinking that you are the problem-- that you are the type of person who doesn’t finish projects. Don’t let yourself get there. Beware the yak shave and jealously guard the scope of your project. It’s okay for your open-source library to be a little bit shitty.

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