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February 16th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 4 – Now We’re Cooking With Gas!

Well well well, look who we have here! I’ve been thinking about you… yes you… don’t be coy!I want to tell you about my last two weeks, would that be ok? Great! Previously on my descent into madness: Last sprint I spoke to a bunch of members, got auto deployment working and got very ...

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February 3rd, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 3 – Cooking with matches!

This sprint has been a little… fucky.  The winter has hit my mood hard and I struggled for the first week to focus. Stepping away, sleeping, working out – none of it worked. So it’s been a bit of a struggle. I almost booked a trip to the canaries just to get some of that

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January 22nd, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 2 – Nerd Ramble

This is a technical post going into depth about the work i’ve done in the last sprint, if you’re looking for my general update you can check it out: here  If you’re not up to date and you’ve stumbled on this post through my shit posting everywhere You can see the previous posts: Tech ...

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January 20th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 2 – The ummm Foundations?

Oh hey! Quick recap Hi I’m James! I’m a 34, slightly belligerent and from the UK.  Between January 2020 – April 2020, I’m building a social network!  Why? Because it’s fucking hard to make new friends and socialise as you get older and I think the world needs a platform that helps with those things.

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January 6th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 1 – The Foundations

Sprint 1 If you’re an entrepreneur you’ll probably be in a similar boat to me. Trying to do a million jobs on a tiny budget.  Great for your startup, not so much for fortnightly updates! So I’ll try to keep these posts structured and a little ridiculous. There will be a combination of tech stuff,

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January 4th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Precursor

Hi! If you’re reading this, you probably already know – I’m James AKA TheBritishAreComing. There’s a few things you need to know about me: I’m a tech agnostic developer, with about 15 years commercially.Although British, I’m awful at English! (poor grammar get out of free card)I love food and caffeine.I talk a lot of shit. I

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September 3rd, 2018 by TheBritishAreComing

Good Night SoSa

Hi, I know this would have come to you as a shock, i’m sorry for that this isn’t how I wanted SoSa to end. Let me explain When I started SoSa, I wanted to help the imgur community connect, it was a bit of fun and I thought after it launched it would only last

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April 1st, 2018 by TheBritishAreComing

Introducing – SoSa Dating

You read the title correctly. After 4 long years of you begging and tormenting me, I have finally caved and made SoSa a dating site. But this of course isn’t any normal dating site. OH NO! this is a dating site made for a community that hasn’t dated for 4 years, a community that is

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February 27th, 2018 by TheBritishAreComing

Happy 4th Birthday!

Wow. Just wow, we’ve made it another year, and what a year that was!  As a business we’ve seen a lot of changes over the last year, we started the with a small army of developers and mods but ended the year with just Umbrena and I, No more Tinychat and all but 3 chat

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November 25th, 2017 by TheBritishAreComing

SoSa: Now on iPhone and iPad!

After years of forging inside the depths of Mordor the iPhone app is finally here!  As you know it’s past has been a troubled one, whilst we had an Android app in 2014 it’s taken years to bring the iPhone app to the table. TL;DR: App doesn’t have all the features but a lot There

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November 13th, 2017 by TheBritishAreComing

Development Blog: Week 32

Updates from 6th Nov – 13th Nov 2017 The iOS app is ready to be posted to the store now! yay!  I’m having some minor problems with the Facebook login but that’ll be solved this week. Over the next three weeks, I am aiming to have the website almost completely rebuilt. A new, modern bootstrapped

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November 6th, 2017 by TheBritishAreComing

Development Blog: Week 31

I’ve done my best this week to get as much of the iPhone app finished as possible, it’s very close i’m cleaning up and testing now. It’s got more features than I intended to release with including messaging, push notifications, discussions and will have basic profiles. Website / General Upgraded push notifications code to ...

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