Roadmap changes: front page and search delayed...
We need to do to the "favorite 3 reads" program first.
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July 3rd to July 14
I am on a 70% vacation in France for July/August.
So updates might be a bit more sparse than normal (especially in August, as I will be biking the entire month).
The Roadmap Changes
I sat down with Marton, and it was going to take 2 months of work to ship the new front page and search improvements.
That is too close to the October 1st launch of the “favorite 3 books of the year” program.
We are first going to finish all the work for the “favorite 3 books of the year” program, then switch to the new front page and search feature. I will have a better timeline in a few weeks.
It is my fault as I overestimated how long it would take. I also need to look at how to simplify the design work and get us to a place where we are not reinventing the wheel every design.
I worked all day on the spec for the “favorite 3 books of the year”, and I am hoping to finish that early next week. We still have 2 to 3 weeks of work on the design, but in the meantime, Marton can start on the backend work.
What is going on outside of Shepherd?
I am on a 70% vacation in France!
My son and I just did a 2-day bike trip along a bike trail. It was his first overnight trip, and we had a blast. He rode 57km in total, and we practiced riding with cars.
What am I reading?
The Traitor by Anthony Ryan. Awesome fantasy series and this is book 3.
Savage Peace - I need to finish this one, put it down, and haven’t picked it up in a few weeks, even though I love it. It is about the year right after WWI.
P.S. From our bike trip!
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