If you look around the web, you’ll quickly realize that a lot of apps fit the same overall model: a user-generated feed of items, usually with the ability to leave comments on these items. Instagram, Reddit, Product Hunt, WordPress blogs, they all follow the same pattern.
This means whenever you start a new project, a lot of time is spent essentially recreating the same features: paginated feeds, user accounts, comments, and especially forms (so many forms!).
Nova’s goal is to take care of all the boring stuff, and make creating this kind of app drastically easier.
Lean startup, the term coined by Eric Ries, affected the way we build new products and services. Essentially, it says that every business idea has to be turned to a series of testable hypotheses. Based on these hypotheses we build or introduce the changes to existing products.
In this article, Alex Beletsky talks about how he used Redux to get a better look at what was going on inside his application.