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What were your expectations at the very beginning of this project and what was the moment that made you come with this idea?

Also, how did you promoted this project at first and why you think it's one of the best around? What makes it special?

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I expected this to stay a side project for way way longer, basically be this little thing I did.

Things have gone to plan in a way, but most things were more successful than I expected—not that it wasn't due to hard work.

I started @thepracticaldev on Twitter and kept that up as the only thing for about 1.5 years before even building dev.to, I was very slow and steady building up the audience. I wasn't sure how long it would take and I budgeted for ten years before I'd give up.

It wound up going faster.

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