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software development

  1. S

    Looking to start my own SAAS business

    SAAS / APPS INTRO 
    Hello everyone, I enjoy reading the posts on the forum so decided to join. I had a cleaning company for over 11 years but just sold up as I needed a change and in 2025 i will be ready to launch my SAAS business. When I started my cleaning company in 2012 I started using a job management...
  2. A

    The Path I am on

    IDEA MINDSET SAAS / APPS 
    Hey, This is my first post ever on here. Ive read all of MJ's books, finding Rat Race and Fastlane the most interesting. A little about my own path and anything that can help on that path would be great! I am graduated from a top uni in Australia, with an Economics Degree. Half way through...
  3. M.Shahrukh

    ChatGPT integrations for online businesses

    MARKETING QUESTION 
    Hi everyone! TLDR: I am providing ChatGPT integrations to businesses, as a service. I need help on how I can find clients for my services. The details of my services can be found here - Scribble With AI This is my first post here, so let me quickly introduce myself. I am Shahrukh, a Software...
  4. F

    Does anyone have any software business ideas?

    IDEA 
    Hello fellow Fastlane entrepreneurs, before I begin the post, I wanted to provide some context: I am a software engineer, but I don't have any ideas about what I could build that people would want. I am picky (but not super-picky) with the ideas I want to build, because it takes time to build...
  5. Eminem

    Roadtrip Platform

    INTRO 
    Hello everyone, My name is Martijn. I hereby introduce myself by explaining where I come from, the goal I am working towards and which means of transport I use to get there. Background 37 years old, living in Rotterdam - Netherlands Married – very happy 4 children – 6, 3, 2 and 2 years ols...
  6. J

    Software Developer “REAL” Mock Interviews

    IDEA 
    Hey everybody, I was hoping to get some feedback on this idea. Good or bad let me hear it! Audience: Software Developers trying to get a job/struggling with interviews Main Idea: A service that provides mock interviews/technical interviews on zoom (lockdown browser for technical interview...
  7. J

    Software Developer “REAL” Mock Interviews

    IDEA 
    Hey everybody, I was hoping to get some feedback on this idea. Good or bad let me hear it! Audience: Software Developers trying to get a job/struggling with interviews Main Idea: A service that provides mock interviews/technical interviews on zoom (lockdown browser for technical interview...
  8. J

    Software Dev Mock Interviews with past/present hiring managers from development companies

    IDEA 
    Hey everybody, I was hoping to get some feedback on this idea. Good or bad let me hear it! Audience: Software Developers trying to get a job/struggling with interviews Main Idea: A service that provides mock interviews/technical interviews on zoom (lockdown browser for technical interview...
  9. GIlman

    How to Build a Saas or App Concept to Market

    GOLD! SAAS / APPS 
    You will get many many opinions on how to build an app, everything from learn to code all the way to learn nothing except how to manage other people. Many ways can get you where you want to go. I won't elaborate on the benefits of any of these. I will however, describe to you the process that...
  10. srodrigo

    Technical books and courses, good or bad idea?

    IDEA FEEDBACK 
    Hey, TL;DR Has anyone had any success writing technical books (specially software development books) and courses? I'd like to see how other people are doing in this space. Longer version I've been studying this for a while, trying to see whether it's a viable strategy for make FU-money...
  11. ScreamingClown

    Self Improvement Journey: Building My Foundation & Climbing The Stairs To Wealth

    MINDSET EXECUTION HEALTH 
    What’s happening forum, posting this thread to document my self improvement journey from the ground up. I’m committing to building a base of stability and education so I can become a successful game developer. My goal at this point in time is not to become a multimillionaire, but to build the...
  12. Badboy

    Just finished college

    IDEA 
    Hi this is my first post in here I've read the millionaire fastlane half year ago. and tomorrow is my final exam in collage and I've collected some skills along the way to here. I have a major in communication and completed CCNA course i know a little bit about adobe xd and Photoshop and 9...
  13. Levit

    Including LGPL libraries in your software and not getting sued

    SAAS / APPS QUESTION 
    CONTEXT After some time of frustration with the UX of some existing Windows apps out there for quick media editing, I saw a potential value skew, but I mostly wanted to solve my own problem. So I started designing a basic app that I'd like to sell. The thing is, I'm not a 10X low-level native...
  14. J

    I Just Launched Vue.js/JavaScript Productized Service

    EXECUTION 
    Today I launched Vue.js Agency as a productized service and wanted to share it with you. I will divide this post in two parts. First part is the sales pitch I used on IndieHackers post today (to keep it short and sweet) and the second part is the backstory of it and how I got it all together...
  15. gandalf113

    Starting an app development business

    EXECUTION SAAS / APPS 
    I'm thinking of starting a mobile/web app development business or a software house. Software development is my main field of expertise and I want to leverage that. Initially, I want to focus on developing MVPs (Minimal Viable Products) for startups that have a relatively low budget (<10k). How...
  16. Chris Rickard

    8 things I learnt from starting, running, and selling a software agency

    EXECUTION 
    Hey guys, I am a software developer that started (or rather stumbled into starting) a software development agency. Financially, it went a lot better than I originally expected. We hit 6 figures in year 1, high 6 figures in year 2, and 7 figures in year 3. We were super happy with this result...
  17. F

    Questions about software Development

    SIDE HUSTLE EXECUTION QUESTION 
    Hello, Being a student in the software development field, a friend of mine (he's a rental business owner) contacted me to help him. He was tired of always filling paper forms and available software is very expensive, so he asked if I could create a software that could help him automate his...
  18. G

    Are Software Patents necessary? (Selling Enterprise Software to F500 Companies)

    SAAS / APPS QUESTION 
    Why, or why not? If yes, do you opt for a design or utility patent? What's your general strategy for protecting your IP? If no, same thing: how do you protect your IP from competitors and pirates? Note this is for enterprise software. Yes, we really do have the software and already have...
  19. DougRMR

    What is the best way to hire a (good) software developer?

    SOURCING SAAS / APPS 
    Hey guys. I'm currently talking to some freelance app developers to help me create an uber-like app. I've talked to about 5 now and while they have good portfolios, I still have my doubts in pulling the trigger (we haven't even discussed cost yet). I am very aware of how expensive app creation...
  20. prateek_cpu

    Skills upgrading

    MINDSET 
    Hello people As I’m now learning and upgrading 2 new software skills for my business model, what is the best way to manage both of them simultaneously So I can elevate my skills and give better performance for my client In future. Both software is for designing purpose - one for...
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