Steps to starting a new project

Graham Cox on February 18, 2018

I'm a serial project starter. I couldn't deny it even if I wanted to. This isn't a good thing, but it means that I've got a good grip on getting ... [Read Full]
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I don't think I know any developers that try to have some side projects that are not serial project starters.
Somethimes I start the same project 2-3 times because I have different technologies or programming languages in mind or I haven't work on something for 3 months and I don't like how I started anymore.

Need to change that ASAP


This is so me. I have a folder on my drive that contains multiple "AppName1-3" because of this.


That sounds so much like me it's almost scary! :)


Imho it depends on how big your project is going to be and what you want to achieve with it. Some of the steps there are a bit overkill in some cases.


Absolutely. This was my full list, and I neglected to say that not all are applicable to every project. (The perils of writing posts on my phone!) Certainly it it's s throwaway script I wouldn't do any of this, whereas for a large scale project I'd do all of it...

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