Using a Discord bot to validate an idea

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Photo by Rock'n Roll Monkey on Unsplash
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A mock up for the web app I was building. It took about a month of part-time working to get the idea proved out after chasing people for feedback
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It took me a week of working part-time to get the bot working how the user’s wanted

The ease of building a Bot over a Web App for proving your idea

Converting my idea from a web app to a bot

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I’ve never used an Emoji in an if statement before

Dealing with metadata in a chat

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Snapdex conversing with the user when they don’t define the Pokemon’s name when uploading it.

Getting feedback on the idea

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Fixing bugs and communicating progress against other bugs with users

Summary

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Technical Lead at BJSS. Interested in Automated Testing, Dev practises, Metal, Chiptune. All views my own.

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