The 3 Month App Case Study

(Jan 25, 2021 - April 30, 2021)

Follow along as we build our app business!

You'll see us go through all the steps of our product framework including ideation, research, validation, prototyping, getting initial users and iteration!

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • The Goal

    • Team, Tools and Framework

  • 2

    Week 3

    • Days 1 - 8: Abandoned

    • Day 9, Feb 8, 2021: Exploring the Instagram API

    • Day 9 Insights: How we got this app idea

    • Day 10, Feb 9, 2021: Features for the IG App

    • Day 10 Insights: Features for the app

    • Day 11, Feb 10, 2021: Validation

    • Day 11 Insights: Ways to validate your app idea

    • Day 12, Feb 11, 2021: Parsing JSON from Instagram API

    • Day 12 Insights: Working with the Instagram API

    • Day 13, Feb 12, 2021: Parsing Instagram API JSON

  • 3

    Week 4

    • Day 14, Feb 15, 2021: Starting the Xcode project

    • Day 14 Insights: Setting up the repo and continuous integration

    • Day 15, Feb 16, 2021: Instagram API Setback

    • Day 15 Insights: The new feature set

    • Day 16, Feb 17, 2021: Finalizing the feature set

    • Day 16 Insights: State of the app

    • Day 17, Feb 18, 2021: Getting posts in the last 30 days and wireframes

    • Day 17 Insights: Figma and design process

    • Day 18, Feb 19, 2021: Working with Multiple Requests and Bug Fixing

    • Day 18 Insights: Recursive functions

  • 4

    Week 5

    • Day 19, Feb 22, 2021: Cleaning the Code and Moving Forward with Metrics

    • Day 19 Insights: What I look for in a Code Review

    • Day 20, Feb 23, 2021: Completing and Testing Metrics

    • Day 20 Insights: Profile view wireframes

    • Day 21, Feb 24, 2021: Profile Management and Extensive Testing

    • Day 21 Insights: State of the app

    • Day 22, Feb 25, 2021: Unit Testing and Cleaning Code

    • Day 23, Feb 26, 2021: Considering Edge Cases and Firebase

  • 5

    The First Two Weeks (Abandoned)

    • Note

    • Day 1 - Jan 25, 2021: Initial meeting

    • Technical Questions from Day 1 meeting

    • Day 2 - Jan 26, 2021: Discuss App Features

    • Day 3 - Jan 27, 2021: New Direction For The App

    • Day 4 - Jan 28, 2021: Waiting For Responses...

    • Week 1 - Summary

    • Week 1 - My Takeaways

    • Day 5 - Feb 2, 2021: The First Sprint

    • Days 6-7 - Feb 4, 2021: Backend In Progress, MVP Defined

    • Day 8 - Feb 5, 2021: Doubt Setting In...

    • Week 2 - Summary

    • Week 2 - My Takeaways

  • 6

    Week 6

    • Day 24, March 1, 2021: Working Around Access Tokens