Specifications before coding, or iterative product development; which?
Having just watched several videos (thank you Avdi) in which the wisdom of various software gurus were elucidated, I can see that the accepted answer is…
You’re wrong! Heretic!
…regardless of which side of the argument… …. …
So, regardless, I have completed (well, nearly completed) a spec for a new WordPress plugin.
Actually, a whole family of plugins, a freebie and three levels of Pay Me.
It is called….
(drum roll, please…)
My alter-ego Peter Paranoid was concerned about YouTube deplatforming, and went looking for a plugin to support mirrors for video embeds. (He had already found inexpensive off-shore bulk hosting vendors.) For WordPress he found…
Nada! Bupkis! Nothing!
And so My Mirrors was born.
Now, in a complete reversal of my usual let’s-quick-make-the-lights-blink style, I have written an entire user manual before writing a single line of PHP.