In order to fulfill my goal of releasing something into the world, I decided to take advantage of the software engineering knowledge I already had:
- I would build an app for Mac OS X.
- It was clear from the beginning that the system would also require some back end systems work, and I had expertise using PHP and MySQL.
- The system would also require occasional SMS messages, so I would use Twilio.
Before starting on any wireframes, I wrote up a set of functional requirements:
Copyright © 2010 - 2011 Eric St. Onge
Please send questions or comments to eric at ericstonge dot com.