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Discussion on: What is a project, you are really proud of?

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Beautus S Gumede
  1. I created the Slim Launcher sduduzog.github.io/slim-launcher/

  2. Native android, written in kotlin

  3. Very personal. I've declined countless offers to buy, because I know they'll just shove ads on it.

  4. It's active but I still need to work on it, to make it more contributor friendly

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mayank joshi Author

How generous, you declined the offer. That's amazing, most people won't do this.

I am going to check it right now.👍

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Beautus S Gumede

I swore to myself to always keep it free. Apart from a couple of coffees I've received 😁, which by the way have came in handy when I need an emergency uber ride if I have no spare change

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Lorraine Lee

I've reached the conclusion that "monetization equals value subtraction" is probably an actual law of economics, and as non-negotiable as the laws of physics. I've also come to suspect that that thought, and that alone, might be the one thing standing in the way of my losing amateur status.

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Khaled Saad

What was your strategy for marketing, i saw that you have 50,000+ downloads and this is a very good number for a startup project.

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Beautus S Gumede

Nothing specific. Just a couple of articles here and just working on the app. I guess the Google play algorithm found me my target market. I noticed that the more small releases I did, the more users I got