My unexpected discovery of 2020 came via a simple Slack message: “Have you heard about Bubble?” The question was posed to me by another founder, Luke, during the Sydney (Australia) Founder Institute accelerator program.
At the time, I was evaluating a number of different technical options for our startup. At the top of the list was a custom, full-stack web solution on Amazon Web Services, using off-the-shelf components (mostly SAAS products — e.g. CRM, Email Marketing, Chat, Payments, etc) connected by API to minimise the use of dev resources.
“No” I replied to Luke as I quickly googled Bubble and…
I lead a team of Bubble.io Developers using Bubble to build beautiful web applications to a professional standard. It is a great joy when I open one of their projects and I can easily navigate my way around their file to the point it feels that I actually developed it. It’s the little things, right?
Here are some of the principles I ask my developers to follow to ensure that everyone can understand each other’s work.
I wrote this for my own developers to read. But I thought you may also find it helpful.
We typically transcribe the work our…
As startup founders and business owners realise that Bubble.io dramatically reduces the time and cost of developing web platforms, demand for Bubble.io Developers and Agencies is increasing at a rapid rate.
Therefore, finding a good Bubble.io developer or agency is difficult within a competitive environment.
So you want to do a Bubble.io project? Making initial contact with a Bubble.io developer or agency is not difficult.
An important factor. But make sure you are “comparing apples with apples”. There are many other variables to consider.
What have they…
Over the last year, I’ve taught, coached, mentored and advised over 50 people about Bubble.io and whether it could help them build their app idea.
Over this time, many founders have pitched their product ideas to me. I’ve asked probing questions, trying to understand if this person would be a candidate to learn Bubble.io, or whether they are better trying to engage a Bubble.io Developer or Agency to assist them with their process.
Meanwhile, I’ve also been developing Bubble.io applications for my own startup, as well as for several other startups. …
I started my journey with Bubble.io after 5 years of working as a Solution Analyst/Architect for NSW Health in Sydney, Australia, implementing data warehouse tables, workflows, and analytics dashboards. I came across Bubble.io when looking for a way to transition into the Start-Up world.
Bubble.io is sold as a way to significantly speed up Web Application development. My first reaction was to be sceptical about the claims made on the Bubble.io landing page, but early signs were that Bubble.io could deliver on its promises.
Naturally, I was very interested to understand what was possible in the Bubble.io database world, how…