The single toughest thing I battle with in building any product is fighting feature creep. Especially when I’m doing my own thing.
As I dig into coding my latest and greatest thing, I notice all sorts of spots where I could throw in something extra and interesting. But if I give in to every one…
Great Advice Beware of Feature creep,
Bill Gates’s first company made software for traffic lights. Steve Jobs’s first company made plastic whistles that let you make free phone calls. Both failed, but it’s hard to imagine they were too upset about it. That’s my favorite thing that changes today. From now on, failure doesn’t matter: you only have to be right once.