18 Jun '13, 2pm

#StartupCTO Corner #3: How To Be A #LeanCTO via @morganlinton

Don’t build your own framework – there are so many amazing frameworks out there that developers have spent years perfecting that you really don’t need to re-create the wheel. Your customers don’t know what framework you’re using, and unless your customers are developers they actually won’t even know what a framework is. Spend your time building your product not building a framework, that’s already been done. Use cloud hosting and start with something small – sure, someday you hope to have millions of visitors, but that doesn’t mean you need to have all the horsepower for that yet. That’s the beauty of cloud hosting. Start small and only use what you need for the amount of traffic you’re currently getting, as you get more traffic, scale, that’s the beauty of the cloud. (Oh and yes I know the use of this buzzword will make more than a few CTO’s cringe, but we all have to get...

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